Thinking out loudSo I'm quite positive over 70% of my watchers are familiar with Monty Oum and how he has recently passed away.More Like This
I know that he was a loving husband and brother. And that he was also a dear friend to many. My condolences to them all.
To me, however, Monty was none of these.
I never had the honor of meeting Monty. He acknowledged me as a fan of his work and a fellow creator of art but most of what I know of/about him was through his work and what he posted on social media sites. In a way though, it was more than enough.
Even before RWBY, I knew of him and his incredible creativity, focus and willpower. What I saw in Monty was more than talent and skill. I saw unbridled passion and an unfaltering love for what he enjoyed doing. And this only grew more and more noticeable when he began his work on RvB and eventually RWBY. If it weren't for his work; if it weren't for him continuing to share and push the boun