Disney, unlike other studios, made their own animation paint until 1985, when The Black Cauldron was released as the last film to be made with the original Disney animation paint. Why the change? Because Disney attempted to make the switch to newer acrylic-based paint colors, only to discover it would require an entire refitting of […]

Animation history

Ancient man some 12,000 years ago sought to portray his challenges and achievements on the walls of caves. The drawings, though crude, are still with us today. Later the Egyptians and Greeks brought dimensional representation to their art. The Renaissance brought about the most profound explosion of art yet, seeking the most lifelike portrayal of […]

Animation history