Keen observers may remember my obsession w/ the great Eyvind Earle – his estate granted me permission to use some of his paintings in the look of Winter Of ’82, like here:
Earle started out at Disney, famously developing the concept art for Sleeping Beauty, with a really distinct surrealist take on nature, and trees especially:
Today, on family vacay, I was lost in magic here:
And what do I see? Those surreal, rectangular Eyvind Earle trees, right there, IRL.
As if the place wasn’t magical enough; it even made my inner art geek happy. Perfect.
Check out more of Earle’s magical works here.