Live Stream – Elf Character Design Exploration

I had a great time drawing and painting live recently. This is my last live stream for a few weeks as I am off to Kenya for a research trip. Hopefully I will be able to do some posting from the road.

Final Digital Painting Demo Image:

A large version of the final image is below.

This image was created in Adobe Photoshop CC


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About Aaron Blaise

For 21 years Aaron worked with Disney helping to create some of the greatest animated films ever made. During that time he worked as an animator or supervising animator on "The Rescuers Down Under", "Beauty and the Beast", "Aladdin", "The Lion King", "Pocahontas", "Mulan" and more. In 2003 he was co-director of "Brother Bear" for which he earned an Oscar nomination for Best Animated Feature Film. After "Brother Bear" he helped to develop several projects but ultimately left Disney to pursue an opportunity back home in Florida. Aaron recently served as 2D Animation Supervisor and Character Designer for the "The Bear and the Hare" an advertisement loved by millions around the world. He is currently also working on a new animated short film, once again involving bears called "Snow Bear".

2 thoughts on “Live Stream – Elf Character Design Exploration

  1. This was a great watch. Thank you.

  2. I feel like this helped me more than many of the courses I take in college so thank you! It was a great learning experience :)

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