Their range of drawing went from most realistic depictions, like Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, to more cartoon-like images like Alice in Wonderland.
By perfecting animation, the Nine Old Men made drawing a more adaptable and interpretational. When developing the look of a character, they would often draw
that character in various positions, situations, outfits, etc, until the character was complete visually. The photo of the various angles of Cruella De Vil, developed by Marc Davis, shows the depth these animators had to go to for their art.
One of my personal favorites is Maleficent as a dragon from Disney's Sleeping Beauty. Developed by Wolfgang Reitherman, Dragon Maleficent is easily recognizable as a transformation of the arch villain, both in the drawing and the film.
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