Artist Lisa Keene
DISNEY - THE ART COLLECTION OF LISA KEENE
Disney Fine Art is proud to present Lisa Keen exclusive collection of fine art by Walt Disney Animation Studios.
As a Visual Development Artist, the responsibility to the concept and conceives an animated film from its inception. As part of Disney Storytellers' art portfolio, the artist must apply these skills in reverse, drawing inspiration from classic films already created. By using a keen sense of visual storytelling and artistic styling to bring a new perspective to the many classic stories told by Walt Disney Animation Studios.
Throughout the history of The Walt Disney Studios and its unique role in shaping the course of animation in film, few artists have been able to contribute on the scale and scope that Lisa Keene has over the last 28 years. After studying art at USC and The Art Center College of Design, Lisa went on to become a significant artistic influence in some of the most beloved Disney Classics of all time.
Her first role with the studio was as a Background Artist for The Black Cauldron (1985), and her career as a Background Painter, Stylist, Character Designer, Visual Development Artist, and Art Director has since spanned four decades. Her resume includes such films as The Lion King, Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid, The Rescuers Down Under, Princess, and the Frog, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Tangled and many more.
Lisa is a contributing fine artist to the Disney Storytellers art collection, a special portfolio of Disney Fine Art (published by Collectors Editions) which showcases fine art interpretations of Disney classics by some of today's most talented Visual Development artists from Walt Disney Animation Studios. In her first paintings created for this exclusive portfolio, Lisa chose to explore a more modern take on the classic Disney princess, aimed at creating fresh interpretations of Disney's royal heroines that would appeal to a modern audience.
Lisa is a contributing fine artist to the Disney Storytellers art collection, a special portfolio of Disney Fine Art which showcases fine art interpretations of Disney classics by some of today's most talented Visual Development artists from Walt Disney Animation Studios. - Collectors Editions, Publisher