Birdy and the Beast
By: Warner Bros. Studio
ARTIST: Bob Clampett
MEDIUM: Hand-Painted Limited Edition Cels
UNFRAMED RETAIL: $800.00
EDITION SIZE: 500
IMAGE SIZE: Diptych comprised of 2 cels 10” x 11.5” each
"Birdy and the Beast" is Clampett’s second Tweety cartoon and the first to feature Tweety in a starring role. In addition to the starring role, this little speck of bird was also given his name in this cartoon. This limited edition cel set is a recreation from the classic Warner Bros. cartoon, Birdy and the Beast. The cel set begins with a master inking from the animation with is then silkscreened onto celluloid.
Each cel is then hand-painted and the backgrounds lithography printed on archival rag paper. The set is stamped with the Warner Bros. Bob Clampett Master Collection seal and finally the limited edition number is hand-inked on each cel in an edition size of 500 with 25 artist proofs. Upon completion of the edition the inking and background are archived.