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Tag: disneyland

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 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 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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Jul 04

America Sings!

This show from Disneyland that originated in the carousel theater in Tomorrow land is one of favorite extinct attractions. You see this was the first attractions I was not afraid to see at the park. My parents all told me it was just animals singing and putting on the show, but I was convinced that …

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May 01

The Story of the Haunted Mansion!

I am pleased to share with you a fan project that I had a small part in as part of Patrick Hurd’s “the Show with Patrick” video podcast. Here is the official press: The Story of the Haunted Mansion. You’ll learn how the wish of one man to provide a loving home for his family, …

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Apr 28

The art of the pitch

This Summer at DIsneyland they are getting a new fireworks show directed by Steven Davison. At a resent press event the director gave a presentation, very much like a very animated pitch about the firework show “Magical”. It’s great to watch his excited passionate descriptions of the show. The show will feature a puppet of …

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Feb 09

Disneyland in a 1960’s ‘Ford Times’ with paintings instead of photos

I saw this over at the Vintage Disneyland Tickets blog, it’s from the “Ford Times” from September 1960. Instead of photos there are watercolor paintings of San Francisco and Disneyland that are really well done. Check out their blog post here.