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    The Black Cauldron Taran and Eilonwy Character Development Studies by Milt Kahl (Walt Disney, 1985). Milt Kahl (1909 - 1987) was one of the all-time most influential animators at Walt Disney Studios. At a film retrospective, he was referred to as "Animation's Michelangelo." He was one of the original "Walt's Nine Old Men," and a Disney Legend Inductee in 1989. This lot showcases the mind of a genius. Milt was brought in to help with character design and training for a large new animation staff on this film. You can see how his mind works. Here is a group of four Milt Kahl original character studies of Taran and Eilonwy. There is one 8.5" graphite study with multiple images; an ink and gray gouache study on 8" x 11" paper; a series of pen and ink studies of nine images on 13.5" x 17" paper; and finally his trimmed and taped to board model sheet-type images of both Taran and Eilonwy, on board measuring 13" x 15". What a wonderful look into his full character development process! Minor handling wear, pinholes in corners and edge wear. In Good condition.

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