Visual Development from Frozen by Lisa Keene
I’M SORRY WHAT IS THIS
F@#K Fairy Tales Poster Series - Created by Chris Ables
Because every good story needs a villain.
Beast & Belle in New Fantasyland
Disney’s Photopass Bonus Content
Cos and Effect 2013
Costume and wig by Heather Olson
The fact that people cosplay my designs makes me feel all giddy. Your costume looks amazing!!
Renaroo I thought that you would enjoy this and I hope that you do.
wow. i’ve never seen a Goliath cosplay before….
I’d give anything to see them in person.
Gosh, I love Lilo & Stitch…
So gorgeous. I love a room with well-designed props.
lets talk about the most absolutely jarring mood shift in all disney history shall we
Concept art of Beauty and the Beast - [Part 1]
Scenery in Gravity Falls
I love the colors in this show.
Okay, can we talk about this scene for a minute? I’m sorry if this has been mentioned, but I have a lot of feels, so I need to spew them in a word vomit.
This is the scene in Lilo and Stitch when Nani’s come to the realization that she cannot take care of Lilo without a job, and she’s losing the last of her family.
She sings the song “Aloha O’e”. Which is a fairly familiar song for most people, even if you’ve never been to Hawaii. Now I had no idea the significance of this song other than the song had the word “aloha” and it means goodbye.
This is where it attacks you with feels. In case you didn’t know, Hawaii used to be a monarchy. And this song was written by their last Queen, QueenLiliʻuokalani when she was imprisoned and before her country was taken away:
…Another of her compositions was Aloha Oe, a song she had written previously and transcribed during her confinement. In her writings, she says “At first I had no instrument, and had to transcribe the notes by voice alone; but I found, notwithstanding disadvantages, great consolation in composing, and transcribed a number of songs. Three found their way from my prison to the city of Chicago, where they were printed, among them the “Aloha Oe” or “Farewell to Thee,” which became a very popular song”. Originally written as a lovers’ good-bye, the song came to be regarded as a symbol of, and lament for, the loss of her country.
So this song is her lament of losing her country to invaders and outsiders because she was unable to take care of it.
Just like Nani was unable to take care of Lilo.
Nani who grew up learning about the proud heritage of Hawaii and their monarchy and their queen. She not only feels failure as a sister and guardian, but also as a Hawaiian. She’s not able to protect what is hers from outsiders. Someone has come, yet again, with legal prescient to take away what she should have taken care of.
I must say, Disney, this is how you do cultural significance. This is how you pay homage. This is how you do respect.
AND I JUST HAVE SO MANY FEELS.
Disney Princess SHADOW COLLECTION; Always WATCH YOUR BACK in life.
I had the pleasure—the honor, really—of being asked to help dedicate the Walt Disney statue at Disneyland. It was his hundredth birthday, they said would you play a couple of songs and I said okay. And I played a couple of things and I said ‘I’m now going to play Walt Disney’s favorite song. And it’s just for him.’ And I sang and played Feed the Birds… Tuppence a bag. I finished my song and I blew a kiss to Walt’s statue and said, ‘Happy birthday, Walt’ and I got down. And they told me afterwards, just toward the end, out of the clear blue sky, one bird flew down right over where I was playing and off again into the clouds. That moves me very much. That was Walt. Saying thanks.
— Richard Sherman (x)
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