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A Cut Above the rest – Glass Cutter Manuel Arribas from Disneyland’s Crystal Arts shop

4th generation glass cutter Manuel Arribas has worked at Crystal Arts on Main Street USA for 47 years. That’s quite an accomplishment and it’s wonderful to have actual craftsmen and artisans working in the parks. I love to stop by … Continue reading

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Festival of the Masters at Downtown Disney canceled for 2014

If there’s one event at Downtown Disney I look forward to every year, it’s the very popular and long running Festival of the Masters. Unfortunately, due to construction of Disney Springs, Disney has decided to cancel the event for 2014. … Continue reading

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DisneyToon Studios layoffs mark shift in animation market

Remember the days when you raced to the Disney Store to pick up the latest VHS release and an exclusive litho? If you’re like us, you have dozens of those lithographs in boxes and a huge pile of VHS tapes … Continue reading

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Disney Animation Continues Life Drawing Class Tradition

It was a sad day when Walt Disney Animation Studios let the vast majority of its traditional hand-drawn animation staff go. Those who didn’t transition to digital had to find jobs at other studios or in other lines of business. … Continue reading

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A Disney Princess Battle on Tee Fury Today

Artist Karen Hallion, whose Steampunk Disney Princesses we profiled in 2011, obviously loves Disney. But did you know, she is also a Doctor Who fan. Her illustrations that mashup Disney and Doctor Who are some of my favorites. Today only … Continue reading

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