Tuesday, January 08, 2013
In 2001, I did this drawing for the Walt Disney Studio. I had lost a copy of this drawing, but just recently discovered a CDR with various images -- and thought I would post some of the artwork. I'll be posting artwork from that bygone project. Gosh, 12 years ago!!!
It must have had some effect because I've seen other images based on this drawing of mine.
A little history: I was working freelance for Disney at the time, and I worked for nine or ten months on the Snow Queen project. However, It was a strange time for the industry. After the dot.com crash in 1999, and the attack on September 11th in 2001, the studio tightened its belt and dropped my contract. It was also the beginning of the end for 2D animation. Shortly afterward, the studio began selling its animation desks.
There was no Photoshop done to this image, it is as I drew it -- sans, of course, my name and the added respective copyright.
The good news is that Walt Disney is still planning to release the Snow Queen, but in CG and with a different title.