Concept design of Ursula as a mermaid.
Concept design of Ursula By Glen Keane
Concept design of Ursula By Glen Keane
Concept design of Ursula.
Concept design of Ursula with Ariel by By Glen Keane
Concept design of Ursula.
Concept design of Ursula by By Glen Keane.
Concept design of Ursula By Glen Keane.
Other pieces of concept art put together.
Old character design of Ursula talking with deleted character Harold
Concept of Ursula with Ariel.
Ursula's final model sheet.
Model sheet of Ursula's tentacles.
A turnaround sheet of Ursula.
Ursula and her poopsies looking at something in a rare storyboard.
More storyboard material of Ursula.
Storyboard of Ursula during the deleted segment of poor unfortunate souls.
Ursula spins around Ariel in this early storyboard.
Ursula with her magic hands.
Ursula acquiring Ariel's voice in storyboards.
Storyboard of Ursula taking Ariel's voice.
Storyboard of the scene where Ursula turns herself into Vanessa.
Rare storyboard concept of Ursula attacking Eric and Ariel in the revised ending.
Rare storyboard of Ursula causing a whirlpool during the final battle.
Ursula about to deal the final blow in an early storyboard.
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.
Ursula's first appearance in the shadows of her throne.
Ursula about to devour a shrimp.
Ursula reveals herself to the audience.
Ursula's body revealed for the first time.
Ursula tells Flotsam and Jetsam to watch Ariel.
And she grins wickedly in anticipation.
Ursula's in glee when she finds out Ariel fell in love with a human.
"The child is in love with a human!"
"But not just any human, a prince!"
Ursula looking towards her garden of polyps and imagining Ariel being added.
Ursula beckons Ariel to come in.
"He is quite a catch isn't he?"
Gotta look good for the camera.
She has Ariel interested in her deal.
Ursula promises that she helps all unfortunate merfolk like Ariel.
"They weren't kidding when they called me, well, a witch."
Ariel is wary of the witch though.
Ursula is able to make dreams come true...
...with just a snap of her fingers.
But she can destroy them just as fast...
...all while claiming herself to be a saint.
Ursula explaining the terms of the deal to Ariel.
Ursuls needs Ariel to pay attention.
"But if he doesn't, you turn back into a mermaid, and..."
"And don't underestimate the power of body language!"
"You poor unfortunate soul!"
"If you wanna cross a bridge my dear, you've got to pay the toll."
Ursula gives Ariel the contract.
Ursula's got Ariel in her trap.
Ursula laughs maniacally at her supposed victory.
And she continues to laugh, long after Ariel leaves.
Ursula notices that Ariel's getting dangerously close to kissing Eric.
So Ursula takes matters into her own tentacles.
Ursula aims to have Ariel be hers.
She make sure to make her father writhe as well.
Ursula begins her transformation into...
Vanessa's true face in the mirror.
Vanessa transforms back to Ursula.
And Ursula takes Ariel with her when the sun sets.
Ursula takes Ariel back to her lair.
She is then confronted by Triton, who attempts to destroy the contract.
Ursula's contract is legal though, and cannot be destroyed.
Not even Triton can destroy it.
And so Ursula holds Ariel for ransom with Triton.
So Triton sacrifices himself to Ursula, so that she becomes queen of the sea.
Ariel tries to fight back, but Ursula has her cornered.
So it's up to Eric to save Ariel with a poorly aimed spear to Ursula's shoulder.
Angered by Eric, she commands Flotsam and Jetsam to sick him.
Ursula threatens to kill Eric.
But Ariel thwarts her shot.
And kills Flotsam and Jetsam in the process.
And Ursula is not happy about that.
Ursula becomes a giant to reign terror on the oceans.
"You pitiful, insignificant fools!"
Ursula's dark power begin to shift the very ocean around her.
Ursula's setting her sights on Ariel...
... and she's taking aim!
In the end, however, Ursula is defeated by Eric ramming his ship into her.
Ursula in skeleton form during her death
Ursula's cooking up some nasty magic today!
She needs sea anemone venom.
And she's cooking it up with a smile.
Ursula's cooking up some nasty magic in the episode; Against The Tide.
But the spell backfires immediately.
"I haven't been able to cast a decent spell all day."
Don't get her angry fellas.
When Ursula attempts to kill the creature, she's given a stroke of bad luck.
Ursula's about to give the bad luck creature a taste of some power magic.
Ariel must watch out for Ursula swimming around.
She knows that the creature's somewhere, and she intends to find it.
Now Ursula's got her sights on Atlantica.
And she's just figured out who's been helping that bad luck creature.
Well, she's got a nasty surprise in store for Ariel.
Ursula drops in on the Atlanticans to interrupt their festivities.
Everyone's quick to make ripples when she shows up.
Ursula wants that badluck creature, now!
Ursula engulfed in a cloud of magic dust.
Now she's got the power she needs to crush her foes.
"My concoctions never fail-
so you better watch your tail."
She wants this mucky luck to stop.
She's able to transform Flotsam and Jetsam into anything dangerous she desires.
She's the mistress of mystique.
Ursula showing off her, "slender, sleek, physique."
An idol in the sea of infamy.
She's got her eyes set on a decoy. Ready to destroy it.
Ursula watching Sebastian.
Ursula doing an evil laugh.
Ursula thinking Sebastian recognized her.
Ursula pretending to be Sebastian's... fairy crabmother.
Ursula turning back into her true form.
Ursula takes the glowing stone.
Ursula testing the stone's power on Flotsam and Jetsam.
Ursula with Flotsam and Jetsam transformed into sea worms.
Ursula facing the Royal guards.
Ursula turned the royal guards into sea worms.
Ursula hiding behind Triton's throne.
Ursula revealing herself.
Now it's Triton, Ariel and Flounder time to become sea worms.
Zeus the crab trying to escape from Ursula.
Ursula tries to hit Zeus...
...but the spell backfires.
Ursula envies the life of Ariel in the palace.
But Ursula has plans for Ariel while her father's away.
"It's time for the worm to turn."
Sebastian's just given Ursula quite the idea.
Ursula's got her plan set in motion.
Ursula whips up a spell to turn one of Ariel's treasure into a dangerous object.
Everything's going according to plan.
Now it's time for phase two of Ursula's plan.
Ursula promises that she can stop the whirlpool from destroying the city.
Ursula is about ready to stop the spell.
Ariel manages to ruin Ursula's plan, and Ursula isn't taking it lightly.
Ursula doesn't take defeat laying down though.
Ursula whips up a second spell with an even greater punch.
This will get the whole grotto's worth of treasure.
Ursula's "playfully" strangling Flotsam and Jetsam.
When something fails the first time... try again.
Ursula in the House of Mouse.
Ursula growling at Jiminey Cricket.
Ursula wants Roxanne's voice, but Max ain't having it.
Ursula believes the House of Mouse could use a "splash of evil".
Ursula wants your voice for Christmas.
The gang's got Mickey and Minnie in a bind.
They scheme together for a night of evil.
MIckey's gang vs a group of powerful jerks.
Ursula's got the house along with her villainous pals.
Ursula and some other villains plan for a special night at the House of Mouse.
Ursula's bringing in Minnie.
And things aren't looking good for Minnie.
"The House of Mouse is history."
Ursula holds Minnie helpless.
Ursula and Kaa have Minnie all wrapped up.
The gang's all together (sans Jafar, fighting Mickey).
Ursula with Cruella in the House of Mouse
Ursula getting fired by Pete
Sebastian sings a dark tale of Ursula.
Ursula laying out the conditions of the deal in her side of the story.
Ursula gives Triton the pink slip in her side of the story.
In Ariel's side of the story, the sequence plays just as we expect.
In Ariel's side of the story, Ursula holds her tightly for ransom.
Ursula explains the terms of her deal in a storybook.
Ariel signs the contract.
Ariel sells her voice away in a Japanese storybook.
Ursula preparing her Vanessa spell in a storybook.
Ursula has transformed Triton into a polyp in this latest storybook.
Ursula taking Ariel's voice.
Eric ready to deal the finishing blow to Ursula.
A shot of Ursula, Flotsam and Jetsam in a storybook.
Ursula in a Japanese coloring book.
Ursula keeps an eye on Ariel in this page.
Ursula working her fiendish magic.
Ursula as featured in this page.
"Not that I blame you." A pro-set card of Ursula from 1991.
Ursula in her lair in this coloring page.
Ursula presents her deal to Ariel.
Ariel watches as Ursula makes her magic.
Ursula with Ariel's voice.
Ursula in Vanessa's mirror.
Ursula's true form is presented to Eric.
Ursula has Triton's crown, and with it, control of the sea.