Old Photos Show How Alice In Wonderland Was Drawn With A Real-Life Model

Ever questioned where animators get their inspiration? Obviously, to perfectionate the steps and looks of their characters, most of the time animators are using real-life references, like Kathryn Beaumont for Alice In Wonderland, 1951.

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“At Disney, the animators would often use footage played by actors to help guide them as they drew each scene. There was no background or set of anything; it was just the blue background that was always on that stage. They would set up the lights and the camera, and I would do the different movements that went with the different parts of the story.”

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