Limited Edition Hand Painted Cel Numbered 86/250. RARE WALT DISNEY EMPLOYEE ONLY. This is a rare limited-edition hand-painted character cel from Disney’s Bambi called First Word. This one is numbered 86/250 and includes the original Certificate of Authenticity from Disney. It ships in the original box it came in so you can frame it however you like! The Certificate of Authenticity reads. “First Word” is a limited edition of 250 cel set ups from Walt Disney’s full-length feature film Bambi. It is a selected limited edition, hand painted re-creation of original artwork created especially for Walt Disney Company employees. The artists of Walt Disney Studios Ink & Paint Department have re-created the artwork from Bambi using traditional ink and paint techniques. The original drawings were transferred to polyester cels by a special six step xerographic process. The cels were enhanced with hand inked lines, then each cel in the edition was hand painted with Disney approved acrylic colors. The background scene for this cel has been faithfully reproduced based on a digital print from the original film on premium glossy photo paper using an Epson 4880 printer. This re-created cel set up is composed of original artwork from Sequence 2.2, scene 6 of Bambi animated by Frank Thomas and Art Elliot. With help from Thumper, Bambi utters his first word, bird. This limited edition was produced in 2011 and is comprised of a general edition of 250 numbered 1/250 to 250/250, 7 publisher’s proofs, numbers PP 1/7 to PP 7/7, and 10 hors de commerce, numbered 1/10 to 10/10. The original animation drawings are archived in The Walt Disney Studios Animation Research Library. The re-created artwork and background are archived in The Walt Disney Company Ink and Paint Department under lock and key. Disney may offer portions of the elements used in the creation of this edition for sale at a later date. This is to certify that all information and statements contained herein are true and correct. The item “Bambi First Word Limited Edition Hand Painted Cel #86/250 RARE EMPLOYEE ONLY” is in sale since Monday, August 19, 2019. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Animation Art & Characters\Animation Art\Limited Editions”. The seller is “the-zog” and is located in San Antonio, Texas. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Viet nam, Uruguay, Bangladesh, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Nicaragua, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, South africa, Colombia, Barbados, Bermuda, Cayman islands, Sri lanka, Maldives, Oman, Reunion.
- Artwork Type: Ltd Ed Cel-unsigned
- Age: 1970-Now
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
- Studio/Show: Disney