Disney and Star Wars Concept Artist Bill Silvers interview and art collection

By Leslie Combemale | November 27, 2020

Disney and Star Wars concept artist William Silvers, ‘Bill’ to his friends, has the sort of Olympic level of chill a traffic controller would envy. He looks like a surfer that just stepped out of a particularly bitchin’ wave. The only time he doesn’t have a mellow smile on his face is when he’s concentrating …

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A Walt Disney Winter: Top Ten Snow Scenes in Disney Animated Features

By Leslie Combemale | February 18, 2021

All across the country this February, we’ve been inundated with winter weather. At the time of this writing, Texas has been without power for way too long, due to a crushing storm, and that system has blown across to the Atlantic, dropping snow and ice as it has traveled. Perhaps, even with the few snow …

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ArtInsights: How an art gallery is surviving and Adapting in the time of the COVID-19 pandemic

By Leslie Combemale | January 3, 2021

Many of our great friends who also happen to be clients have been supporting ArtInsights gallery since last March when the Covid Pandemic effectively shut down the country (or it certainly should have..), and it’s not just heartwarming but an honor for that to be the case, but we’ve been asked many times by them, …

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Blog Archive

A Valentine to the Potter Fans

By admin | January 2, 2013

Azkatraz, my trip deep into Harry Potter fandom.  I’m still having delightful flashbacks…   Ah, Harry Potter.  I thought i knew you….I’ve read all the books, more than once, I know all the art, the mythologies around the books and their creation, and i myself was a “professor of the magical arts” at one of …

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Great Retta Scott!

By admin | January 2, 2013
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        Such a gorgeous collection of art, had to put it up here and show it.  It is impossible for me to get anything cooler or better–but i dare the universe to try!    I got all this art as one collection, and it is all done by Disney Legend, Retta Scott!  (I …

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Comic-Calm: How to Survive San Diego

By admin | September 6, 2012

DO YOU FEEL INSANE TRYING TO GET PREPARED FOR SDCC? TRY NEW CALM-I-CON!   I’m imagining a commercial for some new drug made especially for us gallery owners who are freaking out about the HP con and the San Diego Comic-Con.   You know, maybe Jon Favreau or Kevin Smith is the spokesman, and it’s …

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New Website

By admin | May 21, 2012

Happy Holidays! Monday, November 29, 2010 Jedi knights, stormtroopers, Disney princesses, wizards and witches, instead of sugar plums are dancing in my head… it’s Pagakwaanchristmakah! (or HOLIDAYS AT ARTINSIGHTS) The last two months of the year have been blowing by so fast i can hardly catch my breath.  It’s been so long since i’ve visited …

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John Alvin Show

By admin | May 21, 2012

Happy Holidays! Monday, November 29, 2010 Jedi knights, stormtroopers, Disney princesses, wizards and witches, instead of sugar plums are dancing in my head… it’s Pagakwaanchristmakah! (or HOLIDAYS AT ARTINSIGHTS) The last two months of the year have been blowing by so fast i can hardly catch my breath.  It’s been so long since i’ve visited …

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Account

By admin | May 14, 2012

Account

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ArtInsights Blog

By admin | May 14, 2012

Blog

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About Us

By admin | May 14, 2012

{loadposition sliderabout} Get Directions View Larger Map LOCATION:ArtInsights is located in Northern Virginia, just outside Washington D.C., close to Dulles International Airport. The gallery is owned and run by Michael Barry and Leslie Combemale.   THE OWNERS:Michael is an honors graduate of The Corcoran School of Art in Washington D.C. and is a musician and composer. …

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Magazine

By admin | May 14, 2012

Magazine

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By admin | May 14, 2012

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Holiday Parade at ArtInsights

By admin | December 23, 2011

  Just came back from playing Belle in the Reston Town Center holiday parade.  I asked my sister Coco to play Cinderella.  She looks so much like her, she could be hired at Disney.  We also had the 501st Legion with us in the parade, and they are always wonderful to have–helpful, very interested in …

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Things are Warming Up in the Art World!

By admin | May 18, 2011

    As it says in “Hello Dolly”, (and Wall-E!)  “It only takes a moment”… for everything to change.  Brrrrr, it’s COLD in January… for us life is about finding art no one in their right mind could refuse.  I could say I trust in the universe on that, and maybe that’s true, because invariably …

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