7.6/10
64
1 user

4 Artists Paint 1 Tree: A Walt Disney 'Adventure in Art' (1958)

Unrated | | Documentary, Short | 30 April 1958 (USA)

On Disc

at Amazon

Four Disney artists paint their own interpretations of a tree, and explain their techniques and methods.

Directors:

(uncredited), (uncredited)
Reviews

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
...
Himself - Artist
Eyvind Earle ...
Himself - Artist
Joshua Meador ...
Himself - Artist (as Josh Meador)
...
Himself - Artist
...
Himself - Narrator
Edit

Storyline

Four Disney artists paint their own interpretations of a tree, and explain their techniques and methods.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Documentary | Short

Certificate:

Unrated
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

30 April 1958 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

4 Artists Paint 1 Tree  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show more on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(RCA Sound Recording)

Color:

(Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Included on the 2003 special edition DVD of Sleeping Beauty (1959). See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
get deep inside the heads behind sleeping beauty
27 April 2011 | by See all my reviews

this is an absolutely fascinating Technicolor short. in the artists own words you hear what goes on inside their heads as they paint. with that you'll understand fully how the overall design and backgrounds of Sleeping Beauty--the concurrent production animated feature this short was intended to support--got to be so endlessly stunning. watch it with a group that includes an artiste or 2, then take vote which tree rendition is favored and why. the 4 are as calculatedly unique as they are visionary given this ordinary outcrop of nature. me and my wife agreed the results're a 3-way dead heat, and i won't say who's where. FYI: this is all about feel and individual interpretation, not about animating as the subject's obviously a static one


1 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?
Review this title | See one user review »

Contribute to This Page

Best of 2017: Our Favorite Movie and TV Stills

Take a look at our favorite movie and TV stills from the past year. Spot any of your faves?

Browse the Best of 2017