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Disney Feature Animation Backgrounds: Mulan

November 6, 2011

Mulan was my first experience working on an animated film. I was hired while the movie was well under way and painted approximately 30 backgrounds, fewer than the standard 100 or so. Immediately following is and image of the Emperor’s palace, an establishing shot (first in its sequence). Believe it or not, there were some 24 layers painted on acetate and board. This allows for movement of the layers as the shot closes in. The foreground wall below moves to reveal a massive staircase.

Walt Disney Feature Animation

Walt Disney Feature Animation

© Disney Enterprises, Inc.

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