DIY activity 18: Disney Tangled Rapunzel Yarn wig

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Author: Gauri Kshirsagar

Tangled is a 2010 American 3D computer-animated musical adventure film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Loosely based on the German fairy tale “Rapunzel” in the collection of folk tales published by the Brothers Grimm.  Even though I dislike this movie due to its sort of anti-feministic approach (Rapunzel being a terrible role model, abduction, falling in love with dishonest person…..I can go on), I must say this movie is a ‘piece of art’. Rapunzel’s hair isn’t the only visual that got the star treatment in “Tangled.” As Disney’s first computer-generated fairy-tale, the film had to look and feel just right. To do that, the digital artists took full advantage of everything CGI had to offer: dynamic lighting, flexible cinematography and — obviously – depth, rendering to give it that hazy, almost oil painting-like quality that makes the film really “pop” onscreen. Continue reading “DIY activity 18: Disney Tangled Rapunzel Yarn wig”