character artist

How to Draw Maleficent from Disney’s Sleeping Beauty

With Disney’s Maleficent back in theaters in “Maleficent: Mistress of Evil,” here’s a fun lesson on how to draw the character created for Walt Disney Animation’s 1959 film “Sleeping Beauty” by the great Marc Davis. In the following video Character Artist Stephen Ketchum at Disney’s… Read More »How to Draw Maleficent from Disney’s Sleeping Beauty

Learn to draw Joy from Pixar’s Inside Out

The Animation Academy inside Disney’s Art of Animation Academy at Disney’s Hollywood Studios has recently developed quite a following in the park. You now can expect to wait at least one show in order to get in, sometimes two. I suspect Disney’s Learn to Draw… Read More »Learn to draw Joy from Pixar’s Inside Out

Disney artist Don ‘Ducky’ Williams draws Goofy

I don’t know about you, but I could watch Disney artists draw characters all day. Here Disney artist Don ‘Ducky’ Williams draws Goofy and spins a few tales of his years with the company. Goofy appears to be one of the more complicated characters, yet… Read More »Disney artist Don ‘Ducky’ Williams draws Goofy

Peter Emmerich

Peter Emmerich, who for many years worked as a Character Artist for the Walt Disney Company before he was appointed as chief Illustrator for the Disneyland Resort, replacing Charles Boyer, has his own blog. He’s currently teaching art in NYC, but there is the occaisional… Read More »Peter Emmerich