The Art of Andrea Alvin: Andrea Alvin art and exclusive interview

By Leslie Combemale | April 2, 2021

Andrea Alvin comes by her strong sense of nostalgia honestly. Born in 1947, she grew up in 50s Fresno, California, which she says was ‘always a little backward, always a little late in everything. If you wanted hip and new, you had to go to LA.” There was a candy store around the corner from …

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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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The Art of Pepe Le Pew and a Cartoon Cancel Culture

By Leslie Combemale | March 18, 2021

Today I’m going to discuss Pepé le Pew and the controversy around the classic cartoon character, who won an Academy Award for 1949’s For Scent-imental Reasons. a cartoon we’ll talk about in this blog. I’ll also drop the images of art available for sale representing the character, since purchases have gone through the roof, in …

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Disney Fine Art and Film Art Update: New in 2014, New in 2015

By Leslie Combemale | January 3, 2015

(David Womersley’s “Arendelle in Winter”) We hope your holidays were wonderful and that you are on your way to big things in 2015!  We at ArtInsights certainly are.. This last year has seen some great art and great film releases, and some awesome directions for our favorite artists. Of course the first artist I’d mention …

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Press Release: Michelle St. Laurent at ArtInsights Gallery

By Leslie Combemale | December 3, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MICHELLE ST. LAURENT- TOP FEMALE OFFICIAL DISNEY ARTIST, APPEARING AT ARTINSIGHTS ANIMATION & FILM ART GALLERY OPENING OF HER ONE-WOMAN SHOW “THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF DISNEY WATERCOLOR” Saturday, December 6   2 pm – 6 pm Reston, Va.,  Dec.3rd, 2014 – Michelle St. Laurent will be appearing on Saturday, December 6 from 2:00 p.m. until …

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ArtInsights Holiday Gift Guide: The Wonderful World of Disney Film Art

By Leslie Combemale | November 19, 2014

TOP SELLING OFFICIAL DISNEY LIMITED EDITIONS ~ THE PERFECT GIFT FOR EVERY DISNEY FAN     Disney fans have been collecting and loving art since 1937, and now we can all get the best images from artists working in the studio actually making the movies!  Here are the most popular and fastest selling images in a …

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ArtInsights Holiday Gift Guide: The Art of Sci-Fi & Fantasy Classics

By Leslie Combemale | November 19, 2014

10 Pieces of Film Art for Sci-Fi & Fantasy Fans that are Truly and Utterly Out of This World Some films not only never go out of style, they grow in popularity with each generation.  You know your spacey cyborg-loving loved one doesn’t need one more wind-up robot…We focused on original pieces here, but whether …

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ArtInsights Holiday Gift Guide: Art of Marvel & DC

By Leslie Combemale | November 17, 2014

6 HOT RELEASES CELEBRATING DC AND MARVEL BLOCKBUSTERS Click here to see all DC art Click here to see all Marvel Art FOR THE SUPERHERO SUPERFAN: There is nothing more popular right now in all the world than superheroes.  We just got word from both Marvel and DC what their movie lineups would be for the next five years. …

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Bring Hollywood Home for the Holidays- ArtInsights Film Art Gift Guide

By Leslie Combemale | November 16, 2014

Let film art solve the eternal problem of what to get to thrill the movie lovers you love! The experts at ArtInsights Animation and Film Art Gallery have been building collections, finding special pieces, and inspiring film fans with official studio art by the best movie artists working in Hollywood for over 22  years.  They have the hottest and …

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ArtInsights Holiday Gift Guide: Art of Star Wars

By Leslie Combemale | November 16, 2014

5 OF THE RAREST & MOST EXCLUSIVE STAR WARS ART IMAGES AVAILABLE TODAY Guaranteed to put the ‘HO-HO-HOTH’ in the holiday, sending Star Wars fans into hyperdrive, this art by iconic movie poster artist John Alvin will get them right in the geek, making you look Yoda-wise and Jedi-clever.   (click above to see ALL the …

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ArtInsights Holiday Gift Guide: The Art of Frozen

By Leslie Combemale | November 15, 2014

The Top 10 Hottest Official Limited Editions Click above to see all the available art from Disney’s Frozen There isn’t anything cooler to Disney fans or hotter in the world of Disney collectibles than art from the #1 biggest selling movie of all time for the studio.  For anyone searching for a gift that will still …

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Commissioning Original Film Art: Designing A Dream

By Leslie Combemale | November 3, 2014
All Their Wicked Ways by Tim Rogerson

Did you know you could have art made specially for you by top Disney and Hollywood artists? ArtInsights has been working with insiders licensed by the studios to create original art for our clients for over 20 years! What makes this so special and unique is you can have a beautiful original piece of art …

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ArtInsights in Movie Poster Doc “Twenty Four by Thirty Six”

By Leslie Combemale | October 22, 2014

So, yes.  If it is indeed a documentary about movie posters, at least in those released in the United States, it should really be called “Twenty Seven by Forty One”…which is the approximate size of a one sheet.  However, when Kevin Burke started out, he had been inspired by his love for movie posters that …

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John Alvin for Every Collector

By Leslie Combemale | September 11, 2014

With the release of The Art of John Alvin, art lovers everywhere are eager to collect John’s work while they still can. ArtInsights is your exclusive source of John Alvin’s original artwork, and we also have the biggest collection of his limited editions. No matter what your budget, we have something by John that will enhance your walls …

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ARTINSIGHTS SHOWS ART AND PRESS FOR THE ART OF JOHN ALVIN!

By Leslie Combemale | August 10, 2014

As some of you who follow The Art of John Alvin, not the book, but the actual art, which is represented by ArtInsights Animation and Film Art Gallery, know quite well, Andrea Alvin has been working for several years writing, compiling, and getting permissions for a (hopefully first) book on John Alvin’s career and art. …

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ArtInsights partners with Habitat for Humanity and Warner Bros. for a Wizard of Oz Anniversary show

By Leslie Combemale | August 1, 2014

Reston, Va – ArtInsights Animation and Film Art Gallery is teaming up with Habitat for Humanity of Northern Virginia for an exhibit and sale of official The Wizard of Oz art, showing interpretive artwork from the classic movie by carefully selected film artists chosen to represent a wide diversity of imagery and artistic styles. In honor of the …

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WORLDWIDE EXCLUSIVE OFFICIALLY LICENSED WARNER BROTHERS AND HANNA BARBERA ART RELEASING AT SDCC COMIC-CON

By Leslie Combemale | July 21, 2014

WORLDWIDE EXCLUSIVE OF OFFICIAL LIMITED EDITION ART BY SPECIAL GUEST WILLIE ITO TO BE RELEASED FOR SDCC SAN DIEGO COMIC-CON Reston, Va – ArInsights Animation and Film Art Gallery is teaming up with Hanna Barbera, Warner Bros. and Clampett Studios to release officially licensed limited edition art from What’s Opera Doc, The Flintstones, Yogi Bear, …

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ArtInsights is SDCC San Diego Comic-Con bound!

By Leslie Combemale | July 17, 2014

Ahhhh Comic-Con.  We once again are lucky enough at ArtInsights to have had our panels accepted and we are conducting one on Thursday and one on Saturday. As a result, we are happy to say we have an exclusive Hanna Barbera release, with art created by Willie Ito in honor of being a guest of …

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ArtInsights & Mike Kungl: Star Wars Days

By Leslie Combemale | July 1, 2014

A few weeks ago my hubby, and “Cinema Spouse” and I went down to Florida to deliver a big collection of Disney interpretive art to some close friend-clients. We chose the perfect weekend for us to go, because Disney was having “Star Wars Weekends”, and our pal Mike Kungl was going to be there. We …

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