Thursday, April 26, 2012


Within an early version of "Beauty and the Beast" Belle had a little sister, called Clarice.
I had a lot of fun doing some rough development on this character. Clarice adored her older sister and wanted to be part of everything Belle was doing. When Gaston came by the house, trying to charm Clarice's sister, she did everything she could to be present and listen to the conversation.
I liked this character concept, and one evening I did a lot of drawings trying to show her personality.
Here are a few of those sketches.
By the way, at that time I was also asked to come up with a design for Belle based on the look of a young Ava Gardner.