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Nov 6, 2009, 1:27:28 PM
The Princess and the Frog by HenrikeD The Princess and the Frog by HenrikeD
This is my entry for the fanart book of the Princess and the Frog from :icondavidkawena:
I hope I`m not too late to enter because the release of the movie is THIS MONTH, instead of later, as I thought. I discovered the actual release date this Sunday and have worked like crazy this week to get it finished. :D

This film is the first one made by hand drawn animation again after `Home on the Range` which is FIVE long years ago. I can not express how overjoyed I am to be able to look forward to a 2D animated film again. It means much more to me than the 3D films. Though those stories were awesome and had lovely characters, for me they miss the magic of the moving drawings which I have come to love so much. I hope they`ll make more 2D films from now on and see it as another extra technique instead of something to replace.

I hope David can get this book to the creaters of the movie, that`d be an awesome way to show our joy and appreciation for the movie. :)

In celebration of the medium of the film we had to use traditional techniques for our entry. I used:

- brown drawing ink for the lines
- watercolour and markers (copic, lyra and letraset) for the colouring
- white gel pens and acrylics for the highlights and the fireflies

I used a photo camera for uploading it, it messed up the colours a bit.

I absolutely love Tiana`s design and the dress you see here is taken from the movie, I think it`s one of the most beautiful dresses I`ve ever seen for a Disney princess. I love the swamp theme in it and the colours fit her wonderfully!

In this drawing you`ll recognize a scene from another Disney princess movie, the one that for me started it all. :)
I`m not satisfied about the fireflies at all, it`s all a bit rushed because of time pressure but I hope you`ll like it none the less. :)

Thanks for looking! Here`s my other PatF fanart:

Characters in this image are © by the Walt Disney Company
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Rose74 Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2013  Student Writer
It's beautiful! :love:
HenrikeD Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2013  Student Artist
Thanks! :)
Rose74 Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2013  Student Writer
You're quite welcome my friend. :highfive: Best of luck on your art and you're more than welcome to drop by my gallery anytime. :blowkiss:
spongetina13 Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2011
hahahahahahaha!!!! i love her face!! lol:D
HenrikeD Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2011  Student Artist
:D :D Thanks!
Winxzafir Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
HenrikeD Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2010  Student Artist
Thank you! :D
SoulValkyrie Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2010
What a clever idea! Never thought about it before, but it fits perfectly. Great job. :D
HenrikeD Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2010  Student Artist
Thanks! :hug:
WallynSimonsGirl Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2010
"Sha-la-la-la-la-la don't be scared, you gotta be prepared, go on and kiss the frog!!" =D

This is very nice! And you've done a lovely job with the coloring and the shading! It came out beautifully! Very nice! :clap: Instant fave!!
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