blue portal

23 10 2016

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recreated animated treasures 1

2 10 2016

now that I got most of my favorite animated films in blu-ray I realized with pain I probably have to redo most of my recreated backgrounds. they were all done with screen captures from DVD’s. you can see in the recreated BG from disney’s SLEEPING BEAUTY below the big difference, so much more detail and it nearly looks like the original artwork in front of you. blu-ray even reveals sloppy jobs or painting mistakes once in a while. this forest BG might not exist like that in the disney archives, because it was painted in 3 different layers, a masterpiece! I am sure it was painted by EYVIND EARLE himself.

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style 9.6

1 10 2016

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eugene galien-laloue 9

13 09 2016

after 5 years, here are some more beautiful scenes of the parisian life during the ‘belle epoche’ from EUGENE GALIEN-LALOUE

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© eugene galien-laloue





cartoonist profiles

2 08 2016

in the seventies I had a chance to get some issues of the animation/comic strip magazine CARTOONIST PROFILES. here are some rare pictures from the magazine, a groupshot of some of the top animation staff of the MGM TEX AVERY TEAM, especially legendary KEN MUSE and PRESTON BLAIR, as well as 2 amazing caricatures created by RICHARD WILLIAMSMILT KAHL and GRIM NATWICK.

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disney in space 2

30 07 2016

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the DISNEYLAND episode MAN AND THE MOON aired dec.1955, directed by WARD KIMBALL. it was inbetween the other two episodes MAN IN SPACE and MARS AND BEYOND. the captured images are from a kind of funny segment about man’s fascination with the moon. again the style is more oriented towards a simplified UPA look, more still images than limited animation, but somehow the look and treatment is not very ‘kimball’-like. it looks more like an assistant took over.

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no parachute?

29 07 2016

from WHO FRAMED ROGER RABBIT a sketch HARALD SIEPERMANN created, of eddie valiant falling and in discussion with some good friends, for the storyboard from the TOONTOWN sequence. june 1987.

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