DISNEY LIMITED EDITION: SERENADE OF THE HEART
MEDIUM: Hand-Embellished Giclée Print on Canvas
SIZE: 30" x 20"
EDITION SIZE: 95
ARTIST: Rob Kaz
SIGNED: Hand-Signed by Artist
ABOUT THE IMAGE: Inspired by Walt Disney’s Animated Classics Lady and Tramp spend the night wandering around the streets of the town, and are spotted in front of Tony's restaurant! High-quality reproduction Hand-Embellished giclée print on canvas from the original painting by legacy artist Rob Kaz! This piece has been hand-numbered, signed by artist Rob Kaz and comes with a Certificate of Authenticity!
ABOUT THE MEDIUM: Each piece is hand-numbered, signed and embellished by the artist. Comes with a Certificate of Authenticity!
ABOUT THE ARTIST: Rob Kaz, following graduation from UCF, began working for a number of small animation studios. Because Disney had recently relocated their animation studios to California and left many animators in Central Florida who chose not to uproot, Rob found himself working "alongside, quite possibly, the most talented artists I've ever known right there in those small studios." Their influence was invaluable.
While at the studios, Rob had the opportunity to work in many areas of film. In particular, the time spent in character creation and environments heavily influenced his painting style.
For some time, Rob worked as a character artist for Electronic Arts (EA Tiburon) creating human likenesses in games such as Madden and NCAA football.
When Rob paints, he imagines places he'd rather be and he imagines friends along the way. Those two categories, Places I'd Rather Be and Friends Along the Way, occurred naturally as Rob began building a body of work. In most cases, his paintings easily fall into one or the other (and sometimes both).
When his last contract ended with EA, Rob took a leap of faith and began painting full time. Today, Rob's work is a mirror of his background in animation and video game art.
ABOUT THE FILM: Lady and the Tramp is a 1955 American animated musical romance film produced by Walt Disney and released by Buena Vista Film Distribution. It was the first animated film distributed by the company and the first animated feature filmed in the CinemaScope widescreen film process.
Based on the 1945 Cosmopolitan magazine story of "Happy Dan, The Cynical Dog" by Ward Greene, Lady and the Tramp tells the story of a female American Cocker Spaniel named Lady who lives with a refined, upper-middle-class family and a male stray mutt called the Tramp. When the two dogs meet, they embark on many romantic adventures and fall in love.
Lady and the Tramp was released to theaters on June 22, 1955 to box office success. It initially received mixed to negative reviews by film critics, but critical reception for the film has been generally positive in modern times, and the film is now seen as one of the best animated films from Disney.