If you recently watched the movie Frozen, you can thank animator and visual development artist Minkyu Lee for having a hand in creating that spectacular movie. He’s also worked on The Princess and the Frog and directed the Oscar-nominated short Adam and Dog. The New York Times recently hailed him as part of the top five young animators to watch.
To see how good this guy is, here are some character art showing what the musical Wicked would look like in a Disney film. He developed these prints while studying at CalArts and interning at Disney. Check out his blog to read more about his thoughts on creating a strong visual development portfolio like this.