Tuesday, February 6, 2007

more old stuff - Brother Bear

Before the completion of Lilo & Stitch, I moved over to work on Brother Bear - the last traditional animated movie that I worked at Disney. I worked as a background stylist from early development all the way through the production - trying hard to adapt oil painting style - sort of painterly plein airish - to the BG production. - the rest is history.

some old stuff - Lilo and Stitch

One of the fun projects that I worked with my peers at WDFA was Lilo & Stitch. Here I post few colorkeys, concept paintings and production BGs that I did for the movie. All the pieces were traditional watercolors except some keys.
The directors set the bar so high - trying to make a movie visually like the Disney's classics - like Snow White , Pinocchio and such. Everyone was kind of freaked out a little bit in the beginning - since watercolor is not the most forgiving medium to handle. I guess we did it all right- it' turned out to be one of the most beautiful Disney movies in the end IMO.