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    The Attention is in the Details

    LAMINATED CELS

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    Not Straw, Not Sticks, Not Brick -

    The Three Pigs get a New House

    the Lost and FOUND series

    RON BARBAGALLO:

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PRESERVATION HERO

PRESERVATION, CONSERVATION AND PARTIAL RESTORATION BY RON BARBAGALLO
Director, Animation Art Conservation

Posted on February 17th, 2016

MRS. JUMBO and DUMBO

Dumbo

The Walt Disney Studio, 1941

Trimmed and laminated production cel sheet and applied to a hand-painted Courvoisier background.

 

Restoration to opaqued paint layer. Partial restoration to self-ink and hand-inked lines. The undamaged areas of self-ink and hand-inked lines and all of the translucence glazes are original were left unaltered. Removal of tapes and adhesives. Courvoisier background was partially inpainted in the area behind Dumbo and at the edges. The remainder of the background is original and was left unaltered.

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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,

click on the link above and scroll down.