Art of Disney

  • Filename: art-of-disney.
  • ISBN: 1452122296
  • Release Date: 2014-07-01
  • Number of pages: 100
  • Author: Disney Enterprises Inc.
  • Publisher: Chronicle Books Llc

This box of postcards collects a treasure trove of concept art—many pieces never before published— and final frames from Disney's golden age of animation, spanning fromSnow White and the Seven Dwarfs in 1937 to One Hundred and One Dalmatians in 1961.

The Art of Walt Disney

  • Filename: the-art-of-walt-disney.
  • ISBN: 0810998149
  • Release Date: 2011-10-01
  • Number of pages: 504
  • Author: Christopher Finch
  • Publisher: Harry N. Abrams

Based on hundreds of interviews with Disney staff members past and present, this story of Walt Disney and his company's vast artistic achievements through the decades contains more than 800 illustrations ranging from concept art to film stills to views of the theme park attractions. / Harry N. Abrams, Inc.

They Drew as They Pleased

  • Filename: they-drew-as-they-pleased.
  • ISBN: 9781452158600
  • Release Date: 2016-04-05
  • Number of pages: 208
  • Author: Didier Ghez
  • Publisher: Chronicle Books

As the Walt Disney Studio entered its first decade and embarked on some of the most ambitious animated films of the time, Disney hired a group of "concept artists" whose sole mission was to explore ideas and inspire their fellow animators. They Drew as They Pleased showcases four of these early pioneers and features artwork developed by them for the Disney shorts from the 1930s, including many unproduced projects, as well as for Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Pinocchio, and some early work for later features such as Alice in Wonderland and Peter Pan. Introducing new biographical material about the artists and including largely unpublished artwork from the depths of the Walt Disney Archives and the Disney Animation Research Library, this ebook offers a window into the most inspiring work created by the best Disney artists during the studio's early golden age. They Drew as They Pleased is the first in what promises to be a revealing and fascinating series of books about Disney's largely unexamined concept artists, with six volumes spanning the decades between the 1930s and 1990s.

Treasures of Disney Animation Art

  • Filename: treasures-of-disney-animation-art.
  • ISBN: 0896600319
  • Release Date: 1982
  • Number of pages: 319
  • Author: Robert E. Abrams
  • Publisher: Abbeville Promotional

Preliminary sketches, drawings, and ideas that later will become the films, dramas, and comedies of the Disney Studios

They Drew as They Pleased Vol 3

  • Filename: they-drew-as-they-pleased-vol-3.
  • ISBN: 9781452164076
  • Release Date: 2017-10-10
  • Number of pages: 248
  • Author: Didier Ghez
  • Publisher: Chronicle Books

Walt Disney always envisioned the studios that bear his name remaining relevant by consistently taking creative risks and doing the unexpected. Heading into the 1940s, he crafted an entirely new division of the studio called the Character Model Department, which focused solely on the details of character development. This latest volume from famed Disney historian Didier Ghez profiles six remarkable artists from that department, sharing uncommon and never-before-seen images of their influential work behind the scenes. With vivid descriptions and passages from the artists' journals, this visually rich collection offers a rare view of the Disney artists whose work gave rise to many classic Disney characters, and who ultimately rewrote the future of character creation in animation.

Building a Dream

  • Filename: building-a-dream.
  • ISBN: 1423129180
  • Release Date: 2011-11-08
  • Number of pages: 208
  • Author: Beth Dunlop
  • Publisher: Disney Editions

In this completely redesigned follow-up to the successful Building A Dream, readers will get a look at the architecture and the ideas and stories behind the structures which have been designed by some of the most renowned contemporary architects--Robert Venturi, Robert A. M. Stern, Arata Isozaki, Frank Gehry, Aldo Rossi, and Michael. Disney has set new standards for postmodern architecture and has become one of its leading patrons anywhere in the world. The resulting projects, which include quirky, fantastic theme parks, hotels, resorts, movie studios, and offices, are evidence of how Disney's long-standing use of popular, often surreal, imagery and iconography has been absorbed into the architects' styles. This stunning oversize and collectible volume will feature original architectural drawings and superb color photographs of the projects alongside an expertly written text that incorporates extensive interviews with the architects and executives involved.

Art of Disney Epic Mickey The Foreword by Warren Spector

  • Filename: art-of-disney-epic-mickey-the-foreword-by-warren-spector.
  • ISBN: 1423148266
  • Release Date: 2011-10-11
  • Number of pages: 160
  • Author: Disney Book Group
  • Publisher: Disney Editions

The Art of Epic Mickey will be a 160-page hardcover landscape coffee table book. It will be written by Epic Mickey co-writer Austin Grossman and will feature a forward by Game Director and New York Times contributor, Warren Spector. The book will journey through the beautifully dark and twisted world known as Cartoon Wasteland touching on the creative process behind developing this once-in-a-lifetime vision. It will include, sketches, concept art, final frames, and stills from the actual game, plus, never-before-used art with quotes from the team that envisioned this epic tale. The physical world of the game is born directly from Disneyland, and accordingly, the book will spotlight the artistic influence that Disneyland, with its iconic qualities and rides, had on the creators of Epic Mickey.

The Art of Disney s Dragons

  • Filename: the-art-of-disney-s-dragons.
  • ISBN: 148474716X
  • Release Date: 2016-06-28
  • Number of pages: 128
  • Author: Tom Bancroft
  • Publisher: Disney Editions

Imagine if one sketchbook had been passed down through the decades from one Disney artist to the next, with each one making a contribution before leaving it in the talented hands of another. That idea was the inspiration for The Art of Disney's Dragons. The drawings contained within this volume represent the entire range of dragon-themed development art from animators, live-action studio artists, and Imagineers. Inside find playful pencil studies of Mushu; color concepts on Figment (who was green before he became purple!); bold pencil layouts on Maleficent, and the latest character explorations of Elliot from the new Spring/Summer 2016 live-action film Pete's Dragon. Tom Bancroft, often recognized in Disney circles as being lead animator on Mushu the dragon in Mulan, writes the book's introductory essay.

Disney s Art of animation

  • Filename: disney-s-art-of-animation.
  • ISBN: STANFORD:36105002378532
  • Release Date: 1991-11-30
  • Number of pages: 208
  • Author: Bob Thomas
  • Publisher: Disney Editions

From Mickey Mouse to Beauty and the Beast

Before the animation begins

  • Filename: before-the-animation-begins.
  • ISBN: UOM:49015002391416
  • Release Date: 1996-11-14
  • Number of pages: 209
  • Author: John Canemaker
  • Publisher: Disney Editions

Chronicles the lives and work of the "inspirational sketch" artists who created the look and feel of Disney's films

The Art of the Disney Golden Books

  • Filename: the-art-of-the-disney-golden-books.
  • ISBN: 142316380X
  • Release Date: 2014-04-08
  • Number of pages: 160
  • Author: Charles Solomon
  • Publisher: Disney Editions

Walt Disney once wisely said, "There is more treasure in books than in all pirates' loot on Treasure Island and at the bottom of the Spanish Main . . . and best of all, you can enjoy these riches every day of your life." No doubt Walt was referring to the intangible wealth of opportunities for learning and imagining inherent in the act of reading, but when one considers the vibrant art and gilded spines of the Disney Golden Books, Walt's pronouncement takes on a parallel meaning. For perhaps no other children's books are as cherished and collected-as though they were doubloons and jewels-than the Disney Golden Books. The history of these books began in 1933, when the president of Whitman Publishing wrote a letter to Walt Disney. Whitman had already published compilations of the "Dick Tracy" and "Little Orphan Annie" comic strips, and these Big Little Books had met with great success. The publisher proposed a similar collection of the "Mickey Mouse" comic strips, and offered a royalty of one-half percent per book. Walt agreed, and a new era in Disney publishing commenced. A remarkable lineup of talent, many of whom were Disney Studio artists- including Mary Blair, Alice and Martin Provensen, Gustaf Tenggren, Al Dempster, Retta Scott Worcester, and Bill Peet-created the illustrations for the early Disney Golden Books. The bold and incredibly detailed artwork was painstakingly executed in gouache and watercolor-media that required a steady hand and immense patience and precision. The resulting publications became favorite selections in the libraries of many children, among them, future generations of Disney and Pixar artists who were inspired to draw, dream, and later, create their own films and Golden Books. The Art of the Disney Golden Books celebrates a legacy that has now thrived for more than eighty years and continues to influence new generations of artists and filmmakers. Through interviews with contemporary animators who recall tracing the characters in their childhood Disney Golden Books, paintings by artists who influenced and inspired the Disney Golden Book illustrations, and a generous complement of Golden Book artwork-much of which was thought to have been lost until very recently-the rich tradition of the series is explored in this vibrant volume. From Peter Pan and Cinderella to Toy Story and Tangled, the Disney Golden Books are displayed in all their glory, evoking a poignant sense of wonder and nostalgia. For as long as parents and children partake in the ritual of reading together at bedtime, the Disney Golden Books will continue to be published, enjoyed, and treasured.

Walt Disney s Nine Old Men and the Art of Animation

  • Filename: walt-disney-s-nine-old-men-and-the-art-of-animation.
  • ISBN: UOM:49015002791425
  • Release Date: 2001-10-31
  • Number of pages: 310
  • Author: John Canemaker
  • Publisher: Disney Editions

Noted film historian John Canemaker brings to life the team whose combined individual genius defined the art of character animation. Think of your favorite moments and characters in Disney films from the thirties to the seventies and chances are most were animated by one of Walt Disney's "Nine Old Men." Through the span of their careers, these nine highly skilled animators exhibited an unparalleled loyalty to their employer. This book explores their artisitic breakthroughs, failures, and rivalries, and their individual relationships with each other and with Walt.

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