50 Beautiful Pieces Of Concept Art From Classic Disney Movies

These animated films didn’t become masterpieces out of thin air; some of the paintings and illustrations created to inspire the creative direction of the early Disney classics are truly fine works of art in and of themselves. Mary Blair was an especially gifted illustrator whose work for Disney dictated the look of some of their most beloved classics.

1. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)

Concept pieces by Gustaf Tenggren.

5. Pinocchio (1940)

Concept pieces by Gustaf Tenggren.

Early model sheet for Figaro.

10. Fantasia (1940)

Bambi storyboard panel.

20. Saludos Amigos (1942)

Concept art by Mary Blair.

22. The Three Caballeros (1944)

Concept art by Mary Blair.

23. Cinderella (1950)

Concept art by Mary Blair

28. Alice In Wonderland (1951)

Concept art by Mary Blair.

33. Peter Pan (1953)

Concept art by Mary Blair.

35. Lady and the Tramp (1955)

Sketches.

Concept art by Eyvind Earle.

40. Sleeping Beauty (1959)

Concept art by Eyvind Earle.

45. One Hundred And One Dalmatians (1961)

Color keys by the color stylist Walt Peregoy.

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