the lion king concept art

“Let me tell you something that my father told me… Look at the stars. The great kings of the past look down on us from those stars. So whenever you feel alone, just remember that those kings will always be there to guide you … And so will I” 🦁👑


So i went to a disney exposition with @nekomimiranger a few weeks ago
(ée-disney )
and i return there with a few friend. I took a few pictures to show you guys that can’t travel there. I want to show you a few of the originals ideas, panels and concept art of all those beautiful disney movies.

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A Closer Look at John Alvin’s Poster for The Lion King

John Alvin is the artist behind the iconic movie posters for such Disney classics as The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin and The Hunchback of Notre Dame.

These photos show the artistic process John used to find the look of the final poster design for Disney’s The Lion King (1994).

Alvin’s wife, Andrea, has released a GORGEOUS book highlighting her husband’s many illustrated accomplishments – The Art of John Alvin. To see more of John’s work, check it out!