Tag Archive: Animation



You know, you just KNOW, this is going to be flawless.  The first version with Barret Oliver was wonderful, but to stop-motion-it is brilliant.  Of couse, what I’m really waiting for is Tim Burton’s black-and-white stop-motion version of “The Addams Family”.  Not a remake of the TV series or movies, but he’s going back to the original Charles Addams drawings for the New Yorker.

Tim Burton re-animates ‘Frankenweenie’ — FIRST LOOK! | Inside Movies | EW.com.

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Here is a neat blog I tripped over looking up Eyvind Earle stuff.  It focuses on “modern” animation of the 50’s from a book of the same title.  Below is an Eyvind Earle background for the Disney short “Paul Bunyan”.

Cartoon Modern :: Eyvind Earle.


Eyvind Earle®.

 


Here’s a neat little blurb on the marriage of 50’s animation with mid-century arhitecture and interiors…

Animation Backgrounds: LONG-HAIRED HARE (Warner Bros., 1948).

 

 

 

 

 

 


Besides working on “Alice in Wonderland” and “Peter Pan”, Mary was also responsible for the overall look of “It’s a Small World” and also did the tile murals in Tomorrowland in Disneyland and the Contemprary Resort Hotel in Disney World.


Another concept painting for Walt Disney’s “Sleeping Beauty”…


This is concept art by Mary Blair for a Disney short, “The Little House”, from 1952.

And here is a link to a good print of the 8 minute short:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y881yjtFluQ

This is a still from the actual short: