Peanuts Art: Dean Spille, Lee Mendelson, and Price Increase Alert!

By Leslie Combemale | May 19, 2023

I’ve not written any blogs on price alerts before, but this seemed Charlie Brown and Snoopy art by Dean Spille, and Peanuts art signed by producer Lee Mendelson, who passed away in 2019, seemed a good time to start! These Peanuts art pieces are all based on Dean Spille storyboard color keys, so they are …

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The Disney Fine Art Stardust Collection & Denyse Klette Interview

By Leslie Combemale | March 17, 2023

Disney Fine Art has just released a lovely new series by Canadian artist Denyse Klette called “The Stardust Collection”, and it felt worth a blog to me. I just added Denise’s work to the site, and I think it’s going to be very popular, especially to people who love stargazing! Denyse has always wanted to …

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Friz Freleng Pink Panther, and Animation History

By Leslie Combemale | April 20, 2023

For those who love Pink Panther, and for those who just love a good origin story, do I have an animation yarn for you! Perfect to file under “the incredibly true life of a longtime animation art gallery owner”, I’m going to share how I wound up with a box of original production cels and …

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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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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

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ArtInsights Blog

By admin | May 14, 2012

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