April 23, 2014

Stunning ‘La Luna’ Concept Art

Art by Dice Tsutsumi

Each year, Pixar and Chronicle Books team up to release an art book based on the newest feature film from the animation studio. However, we have seen far less artwork from the pre-production of Pixar shorts – we saw a selection in The Art of Pixar Short Films hardcover (currently out of print) and in the recent Art of Pixar book. Artist Dice Tsutsumi, who worked with director Enrico Casarosa on La Luna‘s visual development, has released some stunning pieces of concept art created long before the short made its debut in theaters. Take a look at the artwork’s beauty after the break! [Read more...]

Stunning Sketchtravel Book To Be Auctioned On October 17

Sketchtravel

It has been well known that many Pixar employees are heavily involved in raising money for great causes. One such individual is Daisuke “Dice” Tsutsumi, art director for the acclaimed Toy Story 3 and the upcoming Monsters University, who has co-founded the Sketchtravel project, a unique worldwide art-gathering undertaking. Notable artists such as Studio Ghibli’s Hayao Miyazaki, Disney legend Glen Keane, and Pixar’s own Ronnie del Carmen and Enrico Casarosa, are part of an eclectic group of more than 70 artists who contributed artwork for the project. Now, the mouth-watering collection of all the pieces is being auctioned off. Read on for more details! [Read more...]