|Thumper Big Fig|
Between 1999 and 2006, Jody and I did quite a lot of things for Disney's Consumer Products division. We designed concepts for toys, dolls, dishes, Christmas ornaments, stained glass lamps, snowglobes, cookie jars, teapots, music boxes, enamel pins, and zillions of other things made of resin, ceramic, glass, wood, pewter and sometimes bronze.
|Jungle Book Big Fig|
Is there another corporation on Earth that has produced as many tchotchkes as Disney?
|Maleficent Big Fig|
|Peter Pan big fig|
Nothing can enliven your living space like a figurine, especially a jumbo-sized character from a favorite movie. Together Jody and I concepted and did sculpt revisions on over sixty big figs
, each one starting with a sketch and a painting.
|Mr. Toad Big Fig concept|
This artwork, never seen by the public, was presented in quarterly meetings, or line reviews,
to help visualize products that, nine months later, would travel across the ocean from China aboard cargo ships destined for Disney's distribution warehouses - And, from there, to stores, theme parks, and eventually into childless homes all across the United States!