Tag Archives: Artwork

Sleeping Beauty View-Master Reels with Story Booklet

Hopefully you’ve had a good night’s sleep so that you can stay awake for this post. Because our subject is someone who’s known to have trouble staying awake. And if she yawns, we’ll all nod off! Walt Disney’s 16th animated … Continue reading

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The Disneyland Game – Family Fun in the Magic Kingdom

So what colour do you want? Me, I like red! Yes folks, it’s Game Night tonight, and you’re invited to play the Happiest Game on Earth. The Disneyland Game – Family Fun in the Magic Kingdom is an easy but … Continue reading

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Book Review: Retro Housewife – A Salute

Publisher: Collectors Press Year: 2004 Pages: 130 Type: Hardcover ISBN: 1-888054-92-1 “A Rose-tinted look back“ Is June Cleaver your idea of the ideal housewife? How about Harriet Nelson? The 1950’s certainly served up a plethora of mostly-identical women playing the perfect homemaker on television. And … Continue reading

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The Emperor’s New Groove Disney Store Lithographs

We must be careful not to throw off the Emperor’s groove as we peek in on him and the wonderous Kingdom he rules! He doesn’t rule it wonderfully, and it’s a wonder he can rule it at all, but… The … Continue reading

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Lilo and Stitch Disney Store Lithographs

This offering from the Disney Store went above and beyond when it came to designing the cover folder. Lilo & Stitch was set in Hawaii and featured cultural things like dance, festivals, and of course, surfing! So for the release … Continue reading

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Barnstorming and Airplane Rides Tin Sign Advertisement

Barnstorming was a form of entertainment in which stunt pilots performed tricks, either individually or in groups. If they performed in a group, it was called a Flying Circus. This daredevil occupation was devised to impress people with the skill of pilots and the … Continue reading

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Monsters Inc. Disney Store Lithographs

Once more we have some wonderful lithographs to share with you. The Disney Store strikes again with a set of four prints depicting scenes from the 2001 Pixar film Monsters Inc. Let’s get right into it with the folder itself: … Continue reading

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Fast Food’s Ronald MacDonald Caricatures

The wonderful thing about art, especially caricature, is that you can go in so many different directions with a subject or character. No two artists will ever produce the same interpretation! In this post, I wanted to show that even … Continue reading

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Bird Dog Sketch – Pencil and Black Ink

This image doesn’t have my usual signature or a date. But it’s likely that I created it around the late 1980’s. At the time I was developing my own style for drawing tree bark. I used a modified version, with … Continue reading

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Winnie the Pooh Disney Store Lithographs

The Disney Store has released many different sets of lithographs (or art prints) to promote various animated movies, such as the direct-to-video offering featured here. Pooh’s Grand Adventure isn’t one of my favorite adaptions of the characters created by A. … Continue reading

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