DISNEY LIMITED EDITION: WAITING FO THE SHIP TO COME IN
ABOUT THE IMAGE: Inspired by Walt Disney’s® Animated Classic The Little Mermaid!
ABOUT THE MEDIUM: Each Limited-Edition work of art is a reproduction of a hand-painted original. Printed using Giclée archival inks on premium canvas, signed and numbered, includes Certificate of Authenticity. Officially Licensed artwork by Disney®
ABOUT THE ARTIST: Jim Warren is one of the most creative and prolific artists of our time. His fine art paintings and personalized portraitures have been commissioned by a clientele list that includes world-famous-celebrities and prominent business leaders, and his collaborations with marine life artist, Wyland, are widely acclaimed. His paintings have been seen around the world on billboards, large outdoor murals, set props for TV shows, and Fine Art Galleries coast to coast now carry his works. Jim has illustrated over 200 book covers for major New York publishers, including titles from authors such as Arthur C. Clark, Clive Barker and Robin Cook. He has created collectible movie posters and magazine covers, numerous album and CD covers including the Grammy award-winning cover for Bob Seger’s album, “Against The Wind.” In 1986, Jim was commissioned to create a painting for another gifted individual, world-renowned recording artist, Prince.
When questioned by an acquaintance recently concerning what aspect of his work gave him the most pleasure, Jim replied, “The letters and emails I get from people around the world who say they have been touched in some way by my paintings. The fact that my art can create an effect like that for some people, and act as a positive influence in their lives, means a great deal to me.” Such is the art of Jim Warren.
ABOUT THE FILM: The Little Mermaid is a 1989 American animated musical fantasy film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and Walt Disney Pictures. It is loosely based on the 1837 Danish fairy tale of the same name by Hans Christian Andersen. The film tells the story of a mermaid Princess named Ariel, who dreams of becoming human and falls in love with a human prince named Eric, which leads her to make a magic deal with an evil sea witch to become human and be with him.
The Little Mermaid was released to theaters on November 17, 1989 to critical acclaim, earning praise for the animation, music, and plot. It was also a commercial success and is given credit for breathing life back into the art of Disney animated feature films. The film won two Academy Awards for Best Original Score and Best Original Song, Under the Sea. The film's success lead to a stage adaptation and began performances on Broadway January 10, 2008.