The Anatomy of a Motion Picture: Based on a revered novel, the dignified and philosophical story cried out for a different kind of filmmaking, both in content and visual realization. So the background for that was a good study of animal anatomy, and how deer and how these other animals actually moved, reacted. I brought in the best instructor on animal anatomy, name of Rico Lebrun.
The Anatomy of a Motion Picture: Realizing "Bambi" | The Walt Disney Family Museum
After years of experimentation, he eventually decided that it would be too difficult to make such a film and he sold the film rights to Walt Disney in April I remember one situation when Walt became involved with himself. He said 'Suppose we have Bambi step on an ant hill and we cut inside and see all the damage he's done to the ant civilization'. We spent weeks and weeks developing the ants, and then all of a sudden we decided, you know, we're way off the story, this has got nothing to do with the story of Bambi. We also had a family of grasshoppers, and they get into a family squabble of this or that, and Bambi is watching all of this, and here's the big head of Bambi in the grasshoppers. And what's that got to do with the story, and this would go on many times.
Page 4 of 4 Step Draw a line near the tip of the each ear for the color separation. Add a few curved lines along the sides of the ears for the fluffy fur inside. Draw a series of curved lines on top of the head for the fur.