Thursday, February 11, 2010

Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland concept art - White Rabbit, Cheshire Cat, Bandersnatch and Baynard

Disney has just released some of concept paintings from Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland. The character designers of this film were Kei Acedera, Michael Kutsche and myself (Bobby Chiu). Jason Seiler, Peter Chan and Thierry "T-Bear" Lafontaine assisted me as well at times so big shout outs to these individuals.

This first character is called a "Bandersnatch". This version should be credited to my friend Michael Kutsche. I painted the initial painting and Michael painted on top of mine But Disney released the image as being mine... please take some time and check out the super talented Michael Kutsche when you have the time. Special shout out to Jason Seiler who also collaborated with me on another version of this character that I will show after the movie is released.

One of the earlier drawings for the Bandersnatch. THIS one is mine.

The other character that was released recently is 'Bayard the Bloodhound'

Original drawing

Cheshire Cat
Here's the beautiful final painting by Michael Kutsche

Here is an earlier initial painting drawn and directed by Kei Acedera and painted by me.

Original Drawing

White Rabbit
Here's the beautiful final painting by Michael Kutsche

Here are earlier initial paintings and sketch by Kei Acedera.

On March 4th Kei Acedera and I will be having our "Alice in Wonderland" gallery show at Arludik Gallerie in Paris France. We will be showing a whole bunch of our character designs from the movie as well as a collection of our own Alice in Wonderland tribute pieces.

Mark your calendars and we will see you there!