Disney The Little Mermaid Authentic Production Cel 1989. With COA and original Disney water marked 1996 Receipt. Overall size 20 3/4" x 16". The Little Mermaid was the last Disney feature film to use the traditional hand-painted cel method of animation. Disney's next film, The Rescuers Down Under, used a digital method of coloring and combining scanned drawings developed for Disney by Pixar called CAPS/ink & paint (Computer Animation Production System), which would eliminate the need for cels, the multiplane camera, and many of the optical effects used for the last time in The Little Mermaid.The item "Disney The Little Mermaid Authentic Production Cel 1989. Original receipt" is in sale since Monday, March 2, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Animation Art & Characters\Animation Art\Production Art". The seller is "k_n_k_n" and is located in Middletown, Ohio. This item can be shipped to United States.