The Spectacular Debut of Disney Lorcana’s Animator-Drawn Cards

Three of the six collectible cards from Disney Lorcana: Disney100 Edition featuring Mickey, Elsa, and Genie.

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Charlie Hall
is Polygon’s tabletop editor. In 10-plus years as a reporter & digital photographer, he has actually covered simulation, technique, and also spacefaring games, along with public law.

Disney Lorcana’s 2nd collection, announced on Tuesday, broadens the warm brand-new trading card game with greater than 200 added cards. When it goes for mass market in December, it will certainly be signed up with by the game’s very first genuinely collectible retail launch: Disney Lorcana: Disney100 Edition. And while this small boxed collection just includes 6 alternating art cards, they come thanks to a killer’s row of creative skill from Walt Disney Animation Studios itself — consisting of principal musicians that aided produce Ariel, Genie, Elsa, and also extra. Let’s appearance a little closer at a few of the people welcomed to bend on these small little canvases.

First up is Mark Henn, whose job with Walt Disney Animation started in 1980 dealing with The Fox and also the Hound. His years of job consist of greater than a couple of Disney princesses, such as Ariel, Belle, Jasmine, Mulan, and also Tiana. The expert musician likewise dealt with Mickey’s Christmas Carol, so it’s not surprising that he was asked to provide The Mouse himself. He’s done so with a light touch that leaves a lot of his volumetric illustration lines noticeable via the last shade therapy, an in-progress design that’s similar to art you’d discover at Lamplight Lounge or Animator’s Palate aboard Disney Dream.

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