We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Save
Share
Review Highlights
Very Enjoyable well worth Seeing

Out of all the attractions this was one of the most enjoyable for our family, learning how to draw... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Brian J
,
Adelaide, Australia
You don’t have to be an artist to have fun in this Disney art lesson

This was a nice break from running around the park, waiting in lines, and riding rides. Basically... read more

Reviewed December 12, 2017
Dmarkwind
,
Kansas City, Missouri
Read all 11 reviews
11
All photos (11)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent91%
  • Very good9%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“follow along”(2 reviews)
“step by step”(2 reviews)
“learning how”(2 reviews)
About
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
25°
15°
Sep
22°
11°
Oct
18°
Nov
Contact
1313 Disneyland Drive, Hollywood Land, Anaheim, CA
Website
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Anaheim
from US$153.99
More Info
from US$134.49
More Info
from US$142.99
More Info
from US$49.99
More Info
Reviews (11)
Filter reviews
11 results
Traveller rating
10
1
0
0
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
10
1
0
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsfollow alongstep by steplearning howdisney characterssketchauditoriumdrawingartiststaughtfunpark
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 11 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Dmarkwind
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

1  Thank OnYourMarkTravel
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.

Thank mhurst1022
Reviewed November 26, 2016

The drawing classes are lots of fun. My wife and I go again and again. Note they post the schedule of characters ahead of time, so make sure to take a picture of that at the start of your day.

Thank rzsandoval
Reviewed July 6, 2016

Over 2 trips to Disney, we've now done 4 of these workshops. They are a bit of fun, and it's nice to sit down for a while and play a bit. We had children from 4-12 plus adults, and we all enjoyed it, even though...More

Thank Stephen P
Reviewed March 22, 2016

We had so much fun at this artist drawing class. Our instructor took us through the steps to draw Jack Nightmare Before Christmas. It was fun to learn how to draw the character. They have different sessions where one can draw different characters as well....More

Thank mini
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 118 hotels in Anaheim
Best Western Plus Anaheim Inn
1,460 reviews
.27 km away
Anaheim Del Sol Inn
748 reviews
.28 km away
The Anaheim Hotel
185 reviews
.28 km away
Anaheim Desert Inn and Suites
2,496 reviews
.31 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 941 restaurants in Anaheim
Ghirardelli Soda Fountain & Chocolate Shop
410 reviews
.27 km away
The Pizza Press
1,130 reviews
.28 km away
Cozy Cone Motel
321 reviews
.22 km away
Pacific Wharf Cafe
315 reviews
.32 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 233 attractions in Anaheim
Radiator Springs Racers
167 reviews
.28 km away
Soarin' Around The World
111 reviews
.27 km away
The Disney Gallery
104 reviews
.32 km away
Luigi's Rollickin' Roadsters
247 reviews
.22 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Animation Academy staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines