Blaine Gibson, 90, speaks about working for Walt Disney

Blaine Gibson, the Imagineer and Sculptor who has done the bust of every President, spoke with an art class about what it was like to work for Walt Disney.

Gibson’s first sculptures were made out of the mud and clay off his farm’s irrigation ditches. He said he could still remember how perfect the consistency was.

He began drawing as a young man, and his mother was an initial supporter. “You can draw as well as any of these guys, Blaine. Send in your drawings to Disney,” Gibson said, quoting his mother. “So I did.”

See more at The Channels Online from Santa Barbara.

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