Sketchbook: Season 1

Sketchbook: Season 1

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Focusing on one artist per episode, this instructional documentary series sees Disney animators teaching the audience how they draw, choosing an iconic film character as their drawing subject.

2022Rating: TV-PGUSASupper Club
DocumentaryKids & Family



The Emperor's New Groove | Kuzco

Gabby Capili’s path to Disney Animation began at a young... More age when she saw her first Disney film in a theater with her father, The Emperor’s New Groove. As Gabby teaches us how to draw her favorite character from the film, “Kuzco,” she also shares the importance of following your instincts and being free to letting life guide you where you belong.


Frozen | Olaf

While teaching us to draw one of Disney Animation’s most... More beloved characters, “Olaf” from the Frozen films, Hyun Min Lee shares the joyful wonder of the character and how she channeled the loss of her mother into being a guiding light in her career in animation.


Aladdin | The Genie

Legendary Disney animator Eric Goldberg guides us through the steps... More of drawing his most iconic character creation, “The Genie” from Aladdin while learning along the way the levels to which Robin Williams impacted the character and its animation.


Peter Pan | Captain Hook

Growing up in South Korea, Disney animator and character designer... More Jin Kim was always fascinated by the villains of Disney’s films. As Jin teaches us to draw Peter Pan’s “Captain Hook” we learn that his journey to America and working at Disney almost never happened because of his colorblindness.


Encanto | Mirabel

Disney Animation story artist Samantha Vilfort teaches us how to... More draw one of the studio’s newest characters, “Mirabel,” from the hit film Encanto. Through her story we learn that her connection to Mirabel’s struggle of being different from everyone else in her family hits close to home.


The Lion King | Simba

Storied Disney animator Mark Henn teaches us how to draw... More one of his favorite character designs, “Simba” from The Lion King. Through Mark’s story, we learn the importance of never giving up on your dreams, even in the face of rejection.

Sketchbook: Season 1 | Release Details

Sketchbook: Season 1 is available to stream in New Zealand now on Disney+.