Wednesday, June 25, 2008

Compare and Contrast

"Disneyland will never be completed. It will continue to grow as long as there is imagination left in the world."
- - Walt Disney

"When completed, Disney's California Adventure will feel more immersive and richer. It will have more heart."
- - Jay Rasulo

Thursday, June 19, 2008

"Yes, but is it art?"

"She was an extraordinary artist, and Walt thought very highly of her. She was the most amazing colorist of all time. I don't even think Matisse could hold a candle to her - and I mean that very sincerely."

- Marc Davis
Disney Animator, Imagineer on Mary Blair


Wednesday, June 18, 2008

Editorial Comments

One time imagineer and current Pulitzer Prize winning editorial artist Ann Telnaes recently chimed in on the recent Small World refurbishment over at

"Like many of my former CalArts classmates, I'm a fan of Mary Blair's work and this redo sounds like another unfortunate move by people in the company who have no business making creative decisions. It also sounds very political, adding a big 'Up with America' scene at the end. Maybe they should include animated Bush and Cheney Dolls."

More of Ann's amazing work can be found at her site.