Probably the most Dewey-eyed Monday I've had in a while. Svetla and I attended an all-day orientation with other new hires from all parts of the company. Besides the standard HR particulars, we got to walk around the Disney lot . Pretty amazing. Especially walking into the original animation building where all of the classics were drawn. Really gives an appreciation for the history of place. You're walking down the hall covered in art from these films. Mary Blair, Marc Davis, Walt Peregoy, Glen Keane, Bill Peet and lots more are all represented on these walls. It's that same, proud-to-be-an-artist feeling you get when you're in galleries. And you're reminded , Oh right, this is why I even wanted to do this in the first place.
Here are some of the things we saw today.