Monthly Archives: January 2017

Chinese ink painting inspires Disney in Bambi

Chinese ink paying has it own unique characteristic, has some common with impressionism but not the same.

Tyrus Wong is the first person brought Chinese traditional art in to Disney animation. The background he did was amazing and inspired many animation.

Different from realistic drawing, Chinese ink painting use color lump to summarize objects, usually without outlines, which create distance and space in vision. csm_dig-163_6bd7a4ec4e twong-6-350x297 tyrus-wong-image-1

Tyrus Wong, the artist whose works inspired the Disney film Bambi, has died aged 106.

A Chinese immigrant, Mr Wong’s vibrant paintings captured Walt Disney’s eye and became the basis of the film’s distinct style.

In a statement, the Walt Disney Family Museum said “his influence on the artistic composition of the animated feature Bambi cannot be overstated.”