My early visual development for Frozen. In this version the Snow Queen (a diva) was frozen when we met her. This is research for what that would have looked like.
Carl Fredrickson character designs for Up
More Frozen visual development! Early exploration for a version of the Snow Queen character based on Bette Midler’s showgirl stage presence.
Early visual development of Elsa for Frozen. I was inspired by the late Amy Winehouse’s pathos. I imagined Elsa with a deep, soulful voice and dramatic mood swings.
Views of EPCOT’s Wonders of Life pavilion, then and now. The team at Imagineering Disney went back to recreate the shots from vintage photos and postcards. The “NOW” is from 2010. The pavilion has been closed for years, only opening for Food and Wine and other special events. Via Imagineering Disney. More vintage Disney.
Character Design from Brother Bear by Harald Siepermann
19 Disney Characters That Could Have Looked Completely Different - From Buzzfeed
not really feelin positive about that last Genie, but I’m so feelin that second Belle
OMG THAT THIRD TIANA, THOUGH
Captain EO walkaround characters.
Premier of Snow White and the Seven Dwarves (1937), Carthay Circle Theatre, California.
Here’s some old-timey character costumes.