They Drew as They Pleased Vol. 3

9781452151939

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They Drew as They Pleased Vol.3: The Hidden Art of Disney's Musical Years (The 1940s - Part Two)

Disney x Chronicle Books, by Didier Ghez and Andrea Deja (introduction).

This third volume from famed Disney historian Didier Ghez profiles six remarkable artists from that department.

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AuthorDidier Ghez
PublisherChronicle Books
BindingHardcover
Number of pages248
Height (cm)22,9
Width (cm)27,7
Thickness (cm)1,9
Weight (kg)1,6
LanguageEnglish
Released date10/10/2017
ISBN978-1-4521-5193-9

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About the book:

Walt Disney always envisioned the studios that bear his name remaining relevant by consistently taking creative risks and doing the unexpected. Heading into the 1940s, he crafted an entirely new division of the studio called the Character Model Department, which focused solely on the details of character development.

This latest volume from famed Disney historian Didier Ghez profiles six remarkable artists from that department, sharing uncommon and never-before-seen images of their influential work behind the scenes.

With vivid descriptions and passages from the artists' journals, this visually rich collection offers a rare view of the Disney artists whose work gave rise to many classic Disney characters, and who ultimately rewrote the future of character creation in animation.

About the collection:

They Drew as They Pleased is a revealing and fascinating series of books about Disney's largely unexamined concept artists, with six volumes spanning the decades between the 1930s and 1990s.

You can check out a flip through of this book on Youtube!

To learn more about the publisher, visit their website: Chronicle Books

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