Cards: 13 Glorious Years.

Haunted Mansion Clock, Character by Disney,Art by Liz Vitale

Since its Monster Monday I thought I would share one of my favorite cards I made for Steve for our 13th wedding anniversary. The Clock in the Haunted Mansion attraction at Walt Disney World is possibly my favorite thing in the whole ride. I was drawing it from memory here, and I accidentally added two more horn-things to the “head”, but I did remember that terrific number 13 it wears.

Sea Serpents: 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea Serpent

20,000 Leagues Serpent, © 2015 Liz Vitale

Sometimes I don’t know whether to file sea serpents under “dragons” or “monsters”. Today it will be “monsters”.
This image, bright and colorful as it seems, was actually drawn from various photos I have seen around the web of the 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea ride at Walt Disney World after it had been closed down, drained, and the diorama figures were left to rot. So although for the first time ever I can get a great look at the serpent other than peering through a porthole into the murky depths for the quick glance you always got when riding the attraction, the circumstances are…very sad for me.

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