Pixar Pride: The Fine Art of Pixar

By Leslie Combemale | May 13, 2022

When I started doing research for this blog, I had no idea the wealth of fun and info Pixar has created for its fans. Sooo much cool stuff! It was a joy to discover. Hang tight and you’ll be able to discover it, too, through this blog! For many years, we didn’t have access to …

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40th Anniversary of E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial: John Alvin and the Making of the E.T Movie Poster

By Leslie Combemale | June 10, 2022

If I said I had a favorite movie poster and then touched my two index fingers, you’d know which poster I meant. The mark of a great movie poster is one that, when the movie is mentioned, it’s the poster image it conjures, not a scene from the movie. E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial is the ultimate …

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20th Anniversary of Lilo & Stitch: Celebrating the art and story of Disney’s Lilo & Stitch

By Leslie Combemale | June 25, 2022

Time sure goes by fast for Disney fans. It’s the 20th anniversary of Lilo & Stitch! It seems like only yesterday Disney put out their 42nd feature film, introducing the world to the blue alien “Experiment 626” and the concept of Ohana. Stitch, as Experiment 626’s human friend Lilo Pelekai calls him after adopting him …

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Artinsights Welcomes Toby Bluth

By admin | April 18, 2013
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ARTINSIGHTS WELCOMES DISNEY ART DIRECTOR AND ILLUSTRATOR TOBY BLUTH  IN PERSON  FOR THE PREMIERE OF FIRST ONE MAN SHOW WORLDWIDE April 18, 2007     Reston Town Center, VA – ArtInsights Animation and Film Arts Gallery, the only gallery to represent animation and film in Virginia, will be premiering the art of famed Disney illustrator …

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Harry Potter Film Concept Art for Leakycon

By admin | January 10, 2013
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ArtInsights Gallery reveals exclusive new limited edition of Harry Potter film concept art signed by Stuart Craig Potter to enthusiastic Leakycon attendees. July 13, 2011     ArtInsights, the animation and film art gallery that represents the official art of Harry Potter, announces the release of six new limited edition prints based on concept art …

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Limited Editions of Harry Potter Film Concept Art

By admin | January 10, 2013
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ArtInsights Animation and Film Art Gallery releases exclusive London Studio Tour limited editions  of Harry Potter film concept art signed by Stuart Craig to American collectors  July 12, 2012     ArtInsights, the animation and film art gallery that represents the official art of Harry Potter, announces the release of new limited edition prints based …

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John Alvin Originals at ArtInsights

By admin | January 10, 2013
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John Alvin Originals CAN BE FOUND AT THEIR OFFICIAL GALLERY HOME! ArtInsights Animation and Film Art Gallery has exclusive rights to selling all official original art from the estate of John Alvin. If looking for available art through official channels directly from his estate, please click here to go to this link! Such great press …

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The Chuck Jones Centennial at ArtInsights

By admin | January 10, 2013
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Chuck Jones Centennial Legendary Animation Creator and Director’s 100th Year Begins with an Exhibition at ArtInsights November 3, 2011     Reston, VA:  ArtInsights announced today that it was chosen by the Chuck Jones Center for Creativity to be the first gallery in the United States to host an exhibition and sale of original Chuck Jones …

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Art by Mark Chiarello

By admin | January 10, 2013
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ARTINSIGHTS EXHIBITS ART BY MARK CHIARELLO USED FOR THE BOOK “HEROES OF THE NEGRO LEAGUES”, AND FOR  THE FIRST COLOR BASEBALL CARDS OF THE NEGRO LEAGUE April 3, 2008                           Reston, VA- ArtInsights Gallery in Reston Town Center has secured exclusive rights to exhibit …

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Holidays again at ArtInsights

By admin | January 5, 2013
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  Holidays at Reston, New Shows, Costumes.  Yeah.  We have fun! Saturday, November 26, 2011     Just came back from playing Belle in the Reston Town Center holiday parade.  I asked by sister Coco to play Cinderella.  She looks so much like her, she could be hired at Disney.  We also had the 501st …

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Celebration 5

By admin | January 5, 2013
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Monday, August 9, 2010   Today Michael and I are running around like lunatics getting ready to drive to Florida to take part in our 3RD convention this summer, Star Wars Celebration 5.     For those of you who have been sleeping inside a Tauntaun for the last 30 years, it’s the anniversary of …

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Infinitus

By admin | January 5, 2013

Friday, July 16, 2010   Here at Infinitus it’s like MAGIC!  Time stands still.  In good ways and in bad ways… We are here from ArtInsights at the Harry Potter convention Infinitus at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter.  There are 2700 convention attendees of the best fans in all fandom!   Two days before …

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A Galaxy of Star Wars Art

By admin | January 2, 2013
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Star Wars original art, a galaxy not so far far away…   Such a crazy series of events led me to Celebration 4, i couldn’t explain it if i tried.  Suffice to say it resulted from some Shakespearean drama between me and one of the wholesale companies i worked with.  However it happened, i wound …

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2009 Year-End Animation Round-Up

By admin | January 2, 2013

This afternoon, on January 1st, 2010, i was staring at the fire in our fireplace, and started thinking about the movies i’d seen this year.  I realized what an incredible year 2009 has been for animation features.  When I think of all the artistic expression and talent poured onto the screen,  i feel very proud …

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Experiencing the Tim Burton One-Man Show

By admin | January 2, 2013
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  TIM BURTON AT MOMA: New Exhibit of over 700 pieces of The art of Tim Burton!   A celebration of “stepchild” art, a stubborn adherence to a unique vision, and a big fat kiss to individuality.   It’s the last day in November and after mulling over the gorgeous new museum show at the …

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Grading Disney’s D23 Convention

By admin | January 2, 2013
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It started months ago…when we heard from our superconnected Disney folks they were planning something really big, a sort of Disney version of San Diego Comic-con, through the new fan group D23.  Should we go? Some of the art galleries who do what we do go to all the cons, they have their own walls, …

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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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