Tyrus Wong was the lead production illustrator for the Disney classic film Bambi, and his paintings where used as the forest backdrop for the iconic animated characters.Tyrus Wong was the lead production illustrator for the Disney classic film Bambi, and his paintings where used as the forest backdrop for the iconic animated characters.
Tyrus Wong was the lead production illustrator for the Disney classic film Bambi, and his paintings where used as the forest backdrop for the iconic animated characters.

The Chinese artist who drew Disney’s Bambi: a look at the life of the immigrant behind the illustrations

  • Tyrus Wong didn’t receive credit for his work on the 1942 Disney film even though he was the lead production illustrator
  • His journey to the US and his rise to Walt Disney’s studios is told through Julie Leung and Chris Sasaki’s new book ‘Paper Son’
Topic |   Books and Literature
Tyrus Wong was the lead production illustrator for the Disney classic film Bambi, and his paintings where used as the forest backdrop for the iconic animated characters.Tyrus Wong was the lead production illustrator for the Disney classic film Bambi, and his paintings where used as the forest backdrop for the iconic animated characters.
Tyrus Wong was the lead production illustrator for the Disney classic film Bambi, and his paintings where used as the forest backdrop for the iconic animated characters.
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