Grumpy Intestines, Scared Brains, and Other Concept Art From the Disney Short Inner Workings

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Playing before Moana was the short Inner Workings, the Leo Matsuda-directed story about how every part of us has a different desire and goal. Mainly, the conflict is between the impulsive, pleasure-seeking heart, and the brain, which thinks everything will end in death. Now, we have concept art to help us look more closely at these organs.

First, some upset-looking intestines from Nick Orsi:


And, also from Orsi, you can take a look at the brain, heart, kidneys, and full body.

Mike Yamada has shared some scene concepts and a full map of Paul, the man whose organs are yo-yoing him around:


From story artist Jeremy Spears are these wood carvings:


[via Cartoon Brew]


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