Danger Mouse Dangermouse Hand Painted Animation Art Cartoon Cel Mounted For Sale
Hand Painted Animation Cel
Would you like your animation cel to be framed for a discounted price?
If you would like your animation cel to be shipped framed, then Premier Animation can do this for you. Below is an example of an animation cel framed. The frame measures approximately 15.5 x 12.5 inches, and the black frame is 1 inch wide and benefits from upgraded plexi glass instead of standard glass for safety purposes. If this is of interest please let us know and an additional £19.95 (within the UK) or £29.95 (outside of the UK) will be added to your order for each framed and mounted animation cel, or alternatively you can Click Here to purchase one.
Save yourself a fortune on framing with the above deal, and benefit from displaying your art on the wall as soon as it arrives in the post. Perfect if you do not want the hassle of taking your cel to a framers, and ideal if it is a gift for someone.
***Please note that the framed picture is an example extra that is available to purchase and is not included with this animation cel advertised as part of the winning offer.
painted animation cel
of this classic cartoon
Cel with mount as pictured is approximately 14 x 11 inches as a standard
size, therefore ready to be easily framed and enjoyed. This cel is
in fine condition. Cel is placed on a colour laser
printed background to compliment the image.
Premier Animation are an authorized gallery for numerous studio art forms so you can offer with confidence from a trusted, long standing and reputable animation art seller.
Cels like this one depicting a major character in such a striking pose are hard to come by, so do not miss out on adding this beauty to your collection today. Starting at a very low opening offer with . Artwork is shipped in secure packaging. Please ignore any flash, lines, reflection or blur that is visible from taking the photo or scan, this is not visible on the art at all.
All our art listings are backed by our 100% guarantee to be as described in the sale, and is further more backed with our 100% money-back guarantee. We make every effort to describe each item listing as accurate as possible and pride ourselves on our customer satisfaction, service and quality. In the event that you have an issue with your item please contact us and we will gladly resolve the problem as quick as we can.
Why Purchase Animation Art?
Purchase a memorable scene from your favourite cartoon or animated feature film at a very affordable price. Never forget the moment, and let it bring a smile to your day every time you take a glance.
Fill that important gap in your collection, or start a new collection with the magic of owning Animation Art. Treat your family, friends, or loved ones, with a present/gift for the Christmas Holidays (Xmas), Birthdays, Valentine's Day, Easter or Mother/Father's Day, and let them share the joy of owning their own piece of Animation Art.
As the majority of animation art is now computerized, purchasing a piece can not only provide years of pleasure, but is likely to be a very sound investment.
Winning buyers should contact Premier Animation within 48 hours of the sale end unless payment has been made within this time. Payment to be received within seven days of the sale end, unless arrangements have been made with us prior to the sale closing, otherwise will automatically file a non paying buyer complaint.
Please be responsible with your offerding. Non paying or ‘silent’ buyers will be reported to and they will issue subsequent warnings or suspension. New ers with zero response please contact us prior to offerding, to confirm you will be placing a valid offer. We reserve the right to cancel this sale, and to retract any offers for any given reason. You have the duration of the sale to ask all necessary questions.
By offerding on this item you are entering into a binding contract. All images and characters are copyright of their respective studio, syndicate, artist or publisher. The prices set out on Premier Animations sales are inclusive of any VAT or taxes were applicable and the price paid is the end price plus shipping.
You, the buyer, are responsible for the disclosure and payment of any import duties or other taxes which may apply in the country to which the products are delivered.
Premier Animation ship items worldwide to all countries and continents. Multiple wins will be combined to reduce shipping costs wherever possible. For example, if you win one item or several items, postage will be the same for each additional item, unless the weight differs considerably.
Buyer pays for all shipping and packaging which are at cost. Postage does not just include the price of a stamp, it includes all packaging, staff handling and protective materials that ensure your item arrives safely in the same condition as when it was shipped.
Additional costs apply for special delivery, registered airmail and any other additional 'signed' for services. All shipping costs are outlined in the sale, including additional signed for services. Premier Animation is not responsible for the loss or damage of uninsured item.
An invoice will be emailed to the high buyer within 48 hours of the sale closing. Paypal is our preferred payment method, as it is the quickest, easiest and most secure form of payment.
You can pay via Visa, American Express, Master Card, JCB, Switch and Solo, all through Paypal. As well as direct debit straight from your bank account through Paypal.
Please contact us immediately if you are not happy with your purchase or if it is delayed in the post before contacting and filing a dispute. We are here to help and strive on customer satisfaction. All emails are responded to within 24 hours of contact.
What happens if I am not happy with my purchase? In the unlikely event that your item is not as described or faulty, please contact us and we will resolve your issue and ask you to return it for a refund of your winning offer or a replacement. If the item is incorrectly described due to our error then shipping will also be reimbursed.
What happens if my item has not arrived or is taking longer than the estimated arrival time? In the event of a lost item through the fault of the postal system, you will be fully refunded or issued with a replacement once the appropriate form has been signed if your item has been shipped insured. Please do not file a case until you have contacted us at firstname.lastname@example.org to report the loss or delay and we have responded with a resolution. If there has been a bank holiday weekend, national holiday, or any other potential delay (such as weather conditions), it will take slightly longer than the estimated delivery time to arrive. International buyers outside of the UK please take this in to consideration before making contact.
What happens if I have changed my mind? Returns can be made within 14 days from the receipt of your purchase. Special order items will incur a re-stocking fee. All returned item postage costs are covered by the buyer and not the seller. For your protection, we recommend you use a recorded-delivery service when returning any items. We regret we cannot be held liable for any items you have posted which do not reach our address. Proof of posting is not proof of delivery.
can some colour's appear slightly different? Please be
aware that there may be a slight variation in color from one computer
monitor to another, therefore we recommend contacting us if you have
a specific query about a particular colour scheme if this is a major
factor in your purchasing decision.
Cel - A cel (short for celluloid) is a blank clear plastic
sheet used by the studio artist to paint an animated character or object
based on the animator's original pencil drawing. The cels are then placed
over a background and photographed in sequence to produce an illusion
of life in the completed film or cartoon short. Every cel is different
but this does not mean that every cel is unique. Often multiple copies
of a cel were created by the Inkers as colour models in order to advance
their technique and skills.
12 Field Cel - This refers to the size of the area on the artwork which falls within the sight of the camera. Measuring approximately 10.5" x 12.5" this is the standard size for cels, backgrounds and drawings.
Field Cel - This refers to the size of the area on the artwork
which falls within the sight of the camera. Measuring approximately
12.5" x 16.5" this is the standard size for cels, backgrounds
Production Cel - Any cel created for the production of an animated film, commercial or cartoon short. This does not necessarily mean that the piece appears in the film. Model cels and preliminary art are all production artwork.
Limited Edition Cel - A non production hand painted cel created for sale to the collectors market. It is produced in fixed limited quantities and is easily identified by a fraction (150/500) in the lower right hand corner. They were not used in films or cartoon shorts, and the original intent was to recreate the original production cels. Nowadays many studios release new images not based on production artwork.
Sericel (Serigraph) - A non production cel created by means of a printing process similar to silk screening. No work is done by hand, therefore no painting or inking is involved. They are often produced in limited quantities of 300 - 5000, and they are marketed as a low cost alternative to production and limited edition cels.
Animation Drawing - A drawing on paper in pencil, sometimes coloured which is created by a studio artist of an animated character or object for which the cels are later created.
Background - A background created for use in a production of
an animated film. It must be noted that a production background may
not necessarily originate from the same production that the cel is from.
Matching Master Background / Key master Setup - This is often referred to as a key master background setup, but is simply a cel or cels with the background from the same scene that were originally photographed. When framed these will look exactly as they do in the original film or cartoon short.
Lithograph - These images (prints) are created using a print process. They are produced in limited quantities, numbered and signed or are mass produced. Non limited pieces become discontinued and are harder to locate, therefore increasing in value.
Giclee - The French term "Giclée", literally meaning "spray of ink," is used to describe these prints. Four precision nozzles spray up to a million microscopic droplets per second on to fine art paper. Then, each piece of paper is individually hand-mounted. Displaying a full colour spectrum, the prints are lush and velvety, capturing the subtle nuances of the original artwork.
is Animation Art? - Animation Art is more than just the cels
and backgrounds seen by a camera in the finished version of an animated
film, cartoon, short or commercial. It also includes inspirational sketches
and paintings, story ideas, character models, and drawings used in the
making of the animated film, as well as post production models and publicity
work, and all other works prepared after its completion.
Why is Animation Art important? - Animation Art has become a universal art form that has entertained, informed, and instructed generations around the world for almost 100 years. Animation speaks to everyone in a universal language, regardless of age, creed, or nationality.
What makes Animation Art valuable? - Age and rarity are two important factors. What character(s) are in the Artwork, and what expressions they are showing. Figures in a full pose position are normally more sought after than a head shot or half body pose. Memorable scenes from classic films or cartoons create a high value. Villains and Princesses are also valuable. Signatures of artists connected with a specific production can often increase the value. Walt Disney's signature on the mount/mat will also increase the value, as he never signed the artwork itself.
Should I invest in Animation Art? - Collectors have purchased Animation Art for as little as one pound and sold it for hundred's or thousands of pounds. You can view past sales at Christie's to see the value of vintage Disney and Warner pieces. The value of Animation Art is increasing more rapidly than any other Art form on the collectable market. Select and purchase Animation Art because it gives you pleasure. Enjoy it to the full, and you will receive the greatest return on your investment, the joy of owning a moment in film making history that will never be repeated again.
is Premier Animation? - Premier Animation is an online gallery
offering some of the finest vintage and contemporary Animation Art on
the net. We are currently a mail order only and do not have a brick
and mortar gallery.
Are limited edition cels hand painted? - Yes limited edition cels are hand painted reproductions of famous scenes, or are sometimes newly created ones that often depict sports scenes, or mix characters together that ordinarily would not appear together. Some collectors also quite like the beautiful colour reproduction backgrounds that accompany the pieces as well.
How many cels are used in a typical cartoon? - A film runs at 24 frames per second. That number never changes. Therefore the most any cartoon can be animated to is 24 fps. Budget films usually run at 12 cels per second, each cel being shot twice. However, lower budget cartoons can, and usually do, use the same cel three or more times. The more a cel is used, the "jerkier" the final cartoon will look. For a high budget cartoon, that runs for 8 minutes, there are roughly 11,520 hand painted cels used...which is a lot of hard skilled work (just think how many cels are used in a full length feature film). There is a whole new question that arises from this, and that is how many collectable cels are available from an 8 minute cartoon? Alternatively, if an 8 minute cartoon is animated at 24 fps, are there 11,520 collectable cels for sale? The answer is simply no. Firstly, you must consider that about half of the cels could never be sold, due to the main character's eyes being closed, they are passing behind another object, their back is showing, or it is just an awkward non attractive pose. Therefore, the majority of the cels have gone, and the remainder are left to be either destroyed, damaged through bad storage or sold to the collectors market. By this time there are only a small percentage of the cels available to purchase.
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