Today I'm sharing with you a set of images Jin Kim did while designing Wasabi ("Big Hero 6"). It's specially interesting to see the ones with Damon Wayans Jr... When he was cast as the voice actor for the character, Jin took some of photos of him (taken during the recordings) and re-designed Wasabi to … Continue reading Wasabi
Here's someting nice; to celebrate the 10th anniversary of John Lasseter and Ed Catmull's lead at Disney, Jin Kim made a poster with a drawing from each movie the Studio had released in the last 10 years (I think this was just before Kim left Disney to head back to Korea). As you can see … Continue reading 10 Magical Years!
And here's another of Disney Family's videos from the "How to Draw" series. Jin demonstrates how to draw Baymax from "Big Hero 6". Cool stuff!
As you may know, "Tangled" was in the works for quite a long time and the movie tone and script suffered huge changes along the way, from a Rembrandt inspired visuals (and more serious feel) story of the first stages under Glen Keane's direction, when it was known as "Rapunzel Unbraided", to the lovely classic … Continue reading Flynn Rider
The Concept Art Blog featured a nice article that reviewed "The Art of Frozen", one of the most interesting Disney "Art of" books you can find The book includes some awesome model sheets and character design work by Jin Kim (you can get a glimpse of it below). All the pictures linked here are propierty … Continue reading The Art of Frozen
This is an interview that the Kookmin University (Seoul) made with Jin Kim in 2011. Kookmin University (Seoul) is where Jin Kim graduated in economics (in 1982), and they posted this article when the exhibition “Dreams Come True: The Art of Disney’s Classic Fairy Tales” was running at Seoul Arts Center’s Hangaram Design Museum. I'm inlcuding … Continue reading Kookmin University Interview (July 6, 2011)
Today I'm sharing with you a collection of images from "Vaiana" that Jin Kim recently shared with the world; it's a series of comparisons between his rough pose sketches and the final result of each drawing, and they give us a fascinating glimpse into his creative working process and techniques. Absolutely fantastic!