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Long time visitors to Disney’s Hollywood Studios will remember the old Magic of Animation attraction that included a popular Animation Academy where you could follow a Disney animation artist and draw your own version of a popular Disney character. That experience has moved to Disney’s… Read More »The Animation Experience gets a little villainous at Disney’s Animal Kingdom
Tyson Murphy has been working as a digital artist for about five years. He likes to start interesting projects to keep up his skills, such as photoshop editting, painting techniques, and light play. While working on his technique, Murphy decided to grab a screenshot of a Disney classic as a test and see what he could do with some painting and lighting changes. The result is something you have to see to appreciate.
Murphy says he would definitely like to do more of these Disney animation paintovers, including experimenting with actually animating one a little bit in the future. He does not intend for these to be seen as improvements on the originals. But they’re definitely something different.
The 101 Dalmatians one below, reminds me a lot of the new painterly techniques we’ve seen in some of Disney’s recent animation, like Tangled and Paperman.
This new Princess and the Frog artwork is from the Disney Annual report. So beautiful! How can anyone not be excited about this movie after seeing this? Can’t you already see the walk-around character holding court in Disneyland’s New Orleans Square. I know just the… Read More »Princess and the Frog, new artwork