Looking at these magical Disney scenes it’s hard to believe that these are actual paintings and not digital illustrations. They’re the work of American artist Thomas Kinkade, who was the master of chiaroscuro, a painting technique using light and dark contrasts to create a sense of drama and the illusion of volume. That’s why it looks as though your favorite childhood characters could come alive any second and step through the painting to greet you. Continue reading »
Back in 1955, this is what Disneyland’s opening day looked like. Continue reading »
Images show Shanghai Disneyland’s lofty 196-foot-tall castle and resort buildings undergoing their final stages of construction. And it appears that fans are excited about the developments, as tickets for the June 16 opening day sold out within hours of being listed on the company’s official ticketing website. Continue reading »
These magical vintage pictures of Disneyland, during its opening year of 1955, will make you wish you had a time machine.
Guests running towards Sleeping Beauty Castle. (Loomis Dean/ Time & Life Pictures / Getty Images)
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A little less than two years ago when Disneyland was promoting the new Star Tours attraction, they came out with this very funny video of Darth Vader on vacation at Disneyland. With the big news that dropped on Tuesday, that video has been updated and turned into a cute commercial that fits in with the famous “What Are You Going to Do Next” commercial series.
Since Disney purchased Lucasfilm for $4 billion, Darth Vader went to the happiest place on earth to enjoy the sights and rides at Disneyland, ranging from frolicking in the Dumbo ride to spinning in a tea cup. Continue reading »