There’s a new Disney blog on the scene that everyone is talking about. Miscellainey is Lainey Schallock’s homage to the art forms she loves so much, drawing and animation. It just so happens that most of her love is targeted at the worlds created and inspired by Walt Disney. This is all to our benefit as Lainey has a beautiful voice and a great eye for detail.
It’s this eye for detail that led Lainey to frequent Disneyland’s "The Disney Gallery" and a chance conversation with a Disney animator whose job had been replaced by computer animation. When she heard that The Disney Gallery had closed on August 7th she sat down and wrote this sad but wonderful tribute:
I know it may seem trivial, but this closing has come as one more in a
series of knives in the gut from Disney which on some level is about as
heartbreaking as the loss of a close loved one. My emotions are a
slurry of disbelief, sadness, and anger.
As it has been pointed out by fellow disneyphiles and bloggers, The Disney Gallery was perhaps one of the only corners of the park
which provided valuable respite in the often overcrowded magic kingdom.
But aside from the calm solitude of the Disney Gallery, was something
truly irreplaceable. The Disney Gallery was one of the few remaining
locations where classic and unadulterated Disney magic was present.
The exhibits will find a new home (before The Disney Gallery, you could go to The Disneyland Hotel for a fix of great concept art), the collectibles a new store. But the spirit of The Disney Gallery will be missed. (Read)