Early pencil test of a more detailed model for Ursula.
"It's what I live for, to help poor unfortunate merfolk, like yourself."
Various Ursula pencil tests, one showing Ursula's full body, during a scene where we only saw her upper half.
Various Ursula poses from pencil tests.
An Ursula pencil test, detailing a pose unseen in the movie.
Ursula's character cel from the movie.
A colored cel meant to guide the painters as to what colors should appear on Ursula in certain scenes.
Another color reference cel.
Rare Ursula cel from her first scene. She is not shadowed like she is in the movie.
A fullbody cel of Ursula watching Ariel. The pencils are there so that the animator may have better control of the scene, but they are never colored in.
A production cel from the scene where Ursula is watching Ariel. Note how the cauldron is missing from the shot, suggesting it was on another layer. The bubble also lacks the special effects it had in the movie.
Production Cel showing the entrance to Ursula's lair and her garden. The shell throne is missing, suggesting it too was on a separate layer during this scene.
Rare production cel of Ursula's lair, showing hidden foreground objects.
Rare production cel of Ursula with Flotsam and Jetsam.
A cel displaying the entirety of the background behind Ursula.
A strange production cel that has Ursula using a facial expression she doesn't have in this scene normally.
A cel of the scene where Ursula explains her price to Ariel, with a different background behind them,
A color cel of this scene that is flipped and given an expanded background.
Rare production cel of Ursula transforming Ariel into a polyp without special effects.
A rare production cel of Ursula's death. Showing, clearly, that the bow of the ship splintered off when it rammed Ursula.
Rare cel of Ursula's death without special effects.
Rare cel of Ursula pointing the trident at Eric with Ariel behind her. Note this is a close-up and the lack of effects from the trident as it appears in the final film.