There was an error in this gadget

Thursday, 26 July 2012

As promised... : 26 July 2012

As promised, here are some of dad's sketches from The Imaginarium of Dr Parnassus...

© Terry Gilliam© Terry Gilliam

... and a page of his rough storyboards:

© Terry Gilliam


  1. Oh, gosh, loved that movie. So beautiful.

  2. Does your father have sketches from Brazil?

  3. I LOVE your blog but I can't get the subscription link below to work for me. :( I looked up some current widgets... maaaaybe you could add a subscription/sharing widget in your sidebar for us? Maybe also a search field. :) Please please. Here is the link that had what seemed to be good free widgets with easy how-to's.

    Thanks. Your dad defined my youth. Amazing. (Hmm, can I blame him for some of the more fantastical dreams I have had in my lifetime?)

  4. Thank you SO much for doing this. My wife and I are HUGE fans of your father (well, around 5' 10" and 5' 11", respectively), and we'll be stopping by your blog every day. Please let him know that he's keeping the collective imagination alive with his work, and thank him for us. Have a wonderful day! Adam and Anna

  5. I am amazed to see these sketches from Dr Parnassus, I too would be enthralled to see anything from Brazil.

  6. Thank you for putting this together! I've been a fan for a long time, and I love the art you've been sharing so far. Can't wait to see more.

  7. Everything you have posted so far is fantastic!

    I don't know if you have interest in taking this material anywhere beyond this blog, but I am certain Ohio State University would love to have something to add to their collection. Check out to see their library & museum info. I also know there are several individuals who focus more on animation...

    Feel free to contact me at

    And even if you are just looking to stay within the confines of this blog, please keep it up! This is great.

  8. Fascinating material. This should become an exhibition and book. What with the Tim Burton retrospective and MoMAs forthcoming Quay Brothers exhibit there's a proven audience for this sort of material.

  9. I must have been six or seven when I started watching Monty Python with my mom on our local PBS station. Much of it was over my young head, but Terry's animations immediately took hold in my subconscious (I even remember being a bit shocked by the pictures of naked ladies!). I truly don't think there is enough of his work in the world. This blog is wonderful, thank you so much for sharing your father's work with us.