The Travelling Circus: ‘Meg’ the Lion Tamer/Ring Leader

The Travelling Circus

‘How can the 1940/50’s Disney animation style be adapted for a modern children’s television programme? The style of the concept art will developed from the classic Disney style but will be reinterpreted for a modern audience.’

I feel this piece was a big turning point for this project. I experimented with different techniques, such as washes and more quirky lines. I feel this is where my work really took on the Mary Blair influences.

I added some props to this character here to make it feel more circus like. I also changed the pose to make the silhouette more interesting. At this stage I added patterns and details to the costume to make it exciting. For the final piece I brightened up the gold details more.

Final Piece: