Produced in 2D animation, the design esthetic for the Mickey Mouse cartoon shorts reaches back almost 80 years and borrows reverentially from the bold style of his 1930s design, but not before adding a few contemporary touches. Designs for other characters have a similar approach, favoring a "rubber-hose" cartoon style for more exaggerated animation. Background designs closely reflect the graphic design sense of 1950s and 1960s Disney cartoons. And for those true eagle-eyed Disney fans, the production team has also included the occasional homage to other icons from the storied Disney heritage. Written by
Ramon Sanchez (I)
Did You Know?
In "Mickey Mouse: No Service
(2013)," when Mickey is hiding from Minnie and Daisy, he follows a dog until it stops and goes back the other way. Instead of a light post, there is an iron fence. When he goes the other way again, the light post is back and the fence gone. See more