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    Frank Frazetta and James Gurney - Original Animation Art for Fire and Ice (No Publisher, 1983). Celebrated sword-and-sorcery artist Frank Frazetta teamed up with animation director Ralph Bakshi for this high-energy animated fantasy. Frazetta was so involved in the film, that he trained the "key" animators how to draw as close as possible to his own dynamic style. This lot contains not only an animation cell, but the art to a painted background by noted Dinotopia artist James Gurney as well, creating a scarce complete animation "set-up" from the film. Fire and Ice tells the tale of a prehistoric battle of the elements as the ruler of the Ice World, Nekron, wages a war against the fire people using a massive, advancing glacier and armies of subhuman monsters as his weapons The script was written by Roy Thomas and Gerry Conway. The overall art size is 11" x 14", with an image area of 9.5" x 13". The art is in excellent condition and comes as two elements, the figures are photostatted on a clear cell and painted on the reverse side of cell with acrylic cel paint, and the background is painted on the illustration board in watercolor. There are some production notes on the bottom border of the background painting, outside of the art area.

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    February, 2004
    6th-7th Friday-Saturday
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