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PRESERVATION, CONSERVATION AND PARTIAL RESTORATION BY RON BARBAGALLO
Director, Animation Art Conservation
Posted on February 17th, 2016
The Walt Disney Studio, 1941
Production cel sheet trimmed to outline and applied to a trimmed Master Pan Production Background.
MASTER PRODUCTION PAN BACKGROUND PAINTING
The Reluctant Dragon
The Walt Disney Studio, 1941
Master Pan Background painting, trimmed post-production to the far left half of the pan background.
Restoration to opaqued paint layer. Partial restoration to the frontal opaquing, the self-ink lines and the drybrush.
The undamaged areas of the hand-inked lines and drybrush are original were left unaltered. The Master Pan Production Background was partially inpainted to complete the image and compensate for severe light fading.
The remainder of the background is original and was left unaltered. Please note: The background was most likely trimmed at Disney when the art was prepared for sale. The addition of the bumble bee, the white swoosh above Donald and the gray shadow under Donald's feet were also most likely added at Disney when the art was prepared for sale.
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ARTICLES ON AESTHETICS IN ANIMATION
BY RON BARBAGALLO:
The Art of Making Pixar's Ratatouille is revealed by way of an introductory article followed by interviews with production designer Harley Jessup, director of photography/lighting Sharon Calahan and the film's writer/director Brad Bird.
Design with a Purpose, an interview with Ralph Eggleston uses production art from Wall-E to illustrate the production design of Pixar's cautionary tale of a robot on a futuristic Earth.
Shedding Light on the Little Matchgirl traces the path director Roger Allers and the Disney Studio took in adapting the Hans Christian Andersen story to animation.
The Destiny of Dalí's Destino, in 1946, Walt Disney invited Salvador Dalí to create an animated short based upon his surrealist art. This writing illustrates how this short got started and tells the story of the film's aesthetic.
A Blade Of Grass is a tour through the aesthetics of 2D background painting at the Disney Studio from 1928 through 1942.
Lorenzo, director / production designer Mike Gabriel created a visual tour de force in this Academy Award® nominated Disney short. This article chronicles how the short was made and includes an interview with Mike Gabriel.
Tim Burton's Corpse Bride, an interview with Graham G. Maiden's narrates the process involved with taking Tim Burton's concept art and translating Tim's sketches and paintings into fully articulated stop motion puppets.
Wallace & Gromit: The Curse Of The Were-Rabbit, in an interview exclusive to this web site, Nick Park speaks about his influences, on how he uses drawing to tell a story and tells us what it was like to bring Wallace and Gromit to the big screen.
For a complete list of PUBLISHED WORK AND WRITINGS by Ron Barbagallo,
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