Here's my holiday gift to you, dear readers... an entire set of background art from Mr.Magoo's CHRISTMAS CAROL!
I hope you enjoy the distinctly modern style. There are many recreated pans here. I think the graveyard scene artwork is particularly inspired.
Sunday, December 27, 2009
Saturday, December 26, 2009
Mr. Magoo's CHRISTMAS CAROL was produced by the UPA animation studio and first aired on NBC on December 18, 1962. The look of UPA's modern animation is stylish with an intriguing graphic energy.
Here is the first installment: as usual, digitally re-assembled artwork... including a marvelous pan background of the theatre building where Mr. Magoo is starring.
Here is the theatre marquee:
The terrific pan B/G:
So you can enjoy a look at the details, here's the left side of the pan B/G with "Stanley's" restaurant and a partial view of the theatre marquee:
And here's the "alley and stage door" right side:
Friday, December 25, 2009
THE SMALL ONE is the perfect Christmas treat! It is a miniature Disney masterpiece, with lovely music, sweet sentimentality, great characters and charming animation.
Let's start by having a look at the title art:
Now, enjoy a variety of newly digitized background art... including several pan B/Gs.