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Early Concept Art of Diagon Alley, Chamber of Secrets and The Burrow

Movie Art
Posted by: sue
September 26, 2009, 07:12 PM

With the news of the Ultimate Collector's editions of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, and Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets due out on December 8th, readers will note we will be seeing some rare artwork and more for the films included as part of these sets. As such, it is worth another look to check out artwork by acclaimed artist David Edward Bryd, who drew some early concept art for the first three Harry Potter films. Noteworthy are these sketches of Diagon Alley here and here for CoS, a popular scene of the decorated Great Hall of Hogwarts for Christmas, the Whomping Willow, the Burrow, and Dobby. This editor fully admits she is partial to the 'Luscious Libations and Scrumptious Sustenance' of THE LEAKY CAULDRON  ;)

Other artwork include this of the Knightbus, the Werewolf in PoA, the Shrieking Shack, Buckbeak, and Harry. Be sure to check out the official website of Mr. Bryd and all his fantastic work on Potter and more here at this link.

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3031 Points

ha those are cool i want these dvds got hint more often around x-mas

Posted by Horcruxalej on September 28, 2009, 02:56 PM report to moderator
77 Points

i wish there was more

Posted by hellomotoCOOP on September 28, 2009, 03:35 PM report to moderator
77 Points

i wish there was more

Posted by hellomotoCOOP on September 28, 2009, 03:36 PM report to moderator
1373 Points

I’m pretty sure that all the fans will be really excited if these beautiful pictures will be included as illustrations in the new editions of HP books!

Posted by Pollytomat on September 28, 2009, 04:15 PM report to moderator
3560 Points

I know what I want for Christmas!!!

Posted by Brosia, OoM 2 [WBM] on September 29, 2009, 01:25 AM report to moderator
330 Points

Great pictures I can see how the real ones are similar to these ones.

Posted by Ballycastle Bats fan on September 29, 2009, 07:44 AM report to moderator
6690 Points

ok, i LOVE the leaky cauldron sketch the best :] and i really like that werewolf too!

Posted by levi-OH-sa, not levio-SA [neville♥myhero] on September 29, 2009, 10:17 AM report to moderator
4844 Points

Amazing drawing and pictures!!

Posted by Lady Grey OoM2,CW*ROAR* on September 29, 2009, 11:22 AM report to moderator
306 Points

I absolutely LOVE the picture of the Great Hall feast for X-mas time!!! These are awesome. I am debating though, do I buy these collectors editions, or wait it out like Melissa until it’s alllll out at once???

Posted by stenojoz on September 29, 2009, 11:36 AM report to moderator
91 Points


Posted by Mellzey72 on September 29, 2009, 05:52 PM report to moderator
309 Points


Posted by Rowling Stones on September 29, 2009, 07:37 PM report to moderator
123 Points

I agree with everyone about Lupin looking much better in these.

Posted by superman82 on September 29, 2009, 08:52 PM report to moderator
4452 Points

awesum :)

Posted by Beazy :) (Formerly: MidnightSun321 ) {!!ROAR!!} on September 30, 2009, 06:40 AM report to moderator
478 Points

Wonderful art work. Just what I expected the characters to look like. He has a great vision in art. Wish I could own some of it but I know I couldn’t afford it. Can’t wait for the collector’s editions to come out!

Posted by beewell on September 30, 2009, 09:34 AM report to moderator
13596 Points

These pictures are amazing.

Posted by Garden State Geek on September 30, 2009, 11:09 AM report to moderator
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