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Tag: Disney

Nov 02

Motion Comic Magic – Bringing unbuilt Disney theme park concept art to life in animated tributes

To me Motion Comics and Motion Illustration is about taking material that was not designed for animation and bringing it to life with modern multimedia technology. In my previous posts here for Motion Comic Magic I have looked at how illustrations and artwork can be animated for music videos, motion comics, trailers for books, and …

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Aug 28

Motion Comic Magic / re-creating the ‘Western River Expedition’ ride

One thing that is exciting to me is how modern animation techniques to re-purpose images of all sorts can be used to recreate and explain the past, present and future. I just saw an example that, while simple is a good. At the D23 Expo (official Disney Fan Club) last weekend in Anaheim Tony Baxter …

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Aug 09

SDCC 2011 part 4: My artwork I created

As you know from my previous posts, I participated in the Cartoon Art Museum’s Sketch-A-Thon at the SDCC2011. Most of the time we created original art for a donation to the Museum for an individual, but sometimes we did drawings that were just examples while waiting for a customer. A few of mine that did …

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Aug 13

Happy 41st birthday, Haunted Mansion!

The Haunted Mansion ride at Disneyland just turned 41 and to celebrate I thought I would post some fan art inspired by the attraction. There is an event in Anaheim held by the 1313 clube that I wished I was going too next week called the Marvelous Mechanized Magic Kingdom.  They will have on displays …

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Aug 08

Fan Art

Fan art I did for the ladies of the Moustalgia podcast. I had been given a promo ball point pen at Wondercon by hosts Dave and Jeff, but their co-hosts Becky and Kristin could not make it so I drew these fan-drawings for them with the pen I was given. If you are a fan …

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Sep 10

Princess and the Frog trailer

Drawings moving on their own is awesome.

Sep 01

Geeky post of Fantastmic! animatronic dragon at Disneyland

I am going to let my Geek Flag Fly and post a video clip of the premiere of the new animatronic dragon in the Disneyland show Fantasmic!. Due to technical difficulties it did not premiere at the start of summer like they wanted (like when I was there). In the show the evil fairy Maleficent …

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Aug 21

Meet Dr. Facilier thanks to Cartoon Brew

Well, this is pretty wonderful stuff, some footage for Disney by way of of the new villain Dr. Facilier. I can’t wait to see the final film. In the video, supervising animator Bruce Smith (Bebe’s Kids, The Proud Family) discusses the character of Dr. Facilier, the villain of the film, and how voice actor …

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