Claire Hummel is an artist from Los Angeles, California with a nostalgic love of Disneyland, Myst, and Star Wars, who currently works as a concept artist for Microsoft Game Studios Publishing. You can find more of her work on her official site and in her deviantART gallery.
Following the success of Beauty and the Beast and Aladdin most of the A-list animators at Disney wanted to work on Disney’s upcoming version of Pocahontas . The B-team huddled together on a small film about lions which would become the highest-grossing hand-drawn animated film of all time, and the 23rd highest grossing feature film ever. Not too shabby.