We all loved cartoon characters at some point in our lives. Heck, some of us even love them today! And by “love”, I mean “I like watching them” and not “marry me, Elsa!” Speaking of Elsa, here’s her first sketch:
Scary, huh? Well, there’s even worse ones. Snow White is known for many things. She’s a bit naïve, she’s pretty, she’s fond of dwarves and she has a huge forehead. What? That last one wasn’t true? Just take a look!
See, I’m not lying. Huuuuuuuuge forehead. But surely not all initial concept sketches could be that bad, right? I mean, those people sketch characters for a living, they should be pretty good at it. The witch’s sketch from Snow White was pretty decent:
Totally looks the part, well done! Let’s take some characters from Monsters, Inc. next. This movie was hugely popular mainly because of its unique monster designs, so surely this must have been planned.
Wait – what? Those look nothing like the actual characters! Why even bother having people to sketch them! Maybe it was better in the second movie, which was a prequel to the original one. Take Dean Hardscrabble for example.