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Greatest Thing in the Entire World

Want to learn how to draw your favorite Disney character? Stop by! Our animator was great at... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
DaveDuff
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Boston, Massachusetts
My favorite place in California Adventure

Take a break from the crowds and the waiting in lines and come to this place! They have SO much to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
927mariahp
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Portland, Oregon
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Want to learn how to draw your favorite Disney character? Stop by! Our animator was great at reading the room, connecting with us and helping first time illustrators learn how to draw Sally from Nightmare Before Christmas. Even better, you get to bring your drawing...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Take a break from the crowds and the waiting in lines and come to this place! They have SO much to offer! There are rooms that are hidden and so much fun to explore! Also you can do turtle talk with crush and learn to...More

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Reviewed October 30, 2018

A MUST DO in our book. We love to learn to draw Disney/Pixar characters, and display it as a souvenir when we go home.

Thank HRHJody
Reviewed September 5, 2018

Out of all the attractions this was one of the most enjoyable for our family, learning how to draw Disney Characters from a blank sheet of paper. The drawing artist that show you how to draw characters step by step were just amazing , we...More

Thank Brian J
Reviewed December 12, 2017

This was a nice break from running around the park, waiting in lines, and riding rides. Basically, it’s a 30-minute low-tech art lesson where a Disney artist talks participants of all ages through drawing a familiar character. In our case, it was the face of...More

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Reviewed October 20, 2017 via mobile

We really had a great time learning how to draw Disney characters. The sit in artists are great and are able to teach simple techniques to get your drawing to somewhat resemble the thing it's supposed to be. We went twice during our trip and...More

Thank earnestxxxx
Reviewed August 14, 2017 via mobile

This is a fantastic attraction where they teach you how to draw a Disney character. It's a really great way to cool off for half an hour and get away from the busyness of the park. We completed two of these and they were both...More

Thank Amanda4471
Reviewed March 3, 2017

I love the Animation Academy. There is plenty of seating and my kids and I get to make great memories. It's always fun trying to draw a beloved character and you get to keep your sketch at the end.

Thank LaToya234
Reviewed February 16, 2017

As many times as we've been to California Adventures, we never gave the Animation Academy a chance. This last visit was a first for our family. Our daughter who is nine is really into art and wanted to check it out. It was such a...More

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Reviewed January 29, 2017

Great, fun experience for the whole family. Even if you aren't an artist. They go slow and explain things in a way everyone can understand. Fun to see what other peoples pictures turn out to look like. A keepsake piece of art work.

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