Friday, July 10, 2009
EPCOT 25TH ANNIVERSARY - a special celebration - Original Spaceship Earth Artwork
In tribute to Epcot 25th celebration, here is the first part of a series of articles about the original artwork.
In this part one we will have a closer look to the original renderings for Epcot icon: Spaceship Earth.
We begin by this Herb Ryman painting showing the exterior above.
Next are some artwork for the cro-magnon cave sequence.
Strangely, it seems that a scene with dinosaurs was considered before being cancelled.
Here is the rendering of the egyptian temple sequence.
This one is for the Phenician scene.
Three renderings , now, for the Gutenberg press scene.
Artwork for the Michelangelo - Sixtine chapel scene.
Two artwork for a scene called "the age of invention"
The model for the telephone-telegraph scene of the "age of invention"
Let's end with three artwork for the outer space "planetarium" sequence as it was envisioned at the beginning
All artwork: copyright Disney enterprises