Below are some oil paintings chroncling the construction of Shanghai Disneyland. I spent two and one half years documenting the construction of this enormous project, doing small studies on site and the larger finished paintings in Los Angeles. 

The Castle January 2015
The Castle January 2015

30 x 40 The castle being constructed

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The Smile
The Smile

11 X 14 I took this shot while shooting images at night on the Shanghai Disneyland construction site. I was really happy with how this one came out.

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End of Day
End of Day

30 X 40 An early image from the construction of our theme park in Shanghai.

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Bikers!
Bikers!

15 X 30 One of a series of paintings I did of the construction of our newest Disney theme park in Shanghai. A lot of the workers traveled the site on bikes. They seemed to be everywhere.

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Ver 2.1057
Ver 2.1057
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Sweeper
Sweeper
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Study for the Castle
Study for the Castle

A small study on plywood.

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The Welder
The Welder

28 x 32 One of the workers welding at night.

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Even trucks get Thirsty
Even trucks get Thirsty

16" x 20"

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Painting on site
Painting on site
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The Smile
The Smile

I took the shot around 9 o'clock at night. This guy turned around with this amazing smile on his face.

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Street Sweeper
Street Sweeper

9 X 12 Downtown Shanghai. The streets are spotless.

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Study of Worker
Study of Worker

8 X 10 A small study

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Digital study
Digital study

Done on my iPad

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Protecting the Mouse
Protecting the Mouse

8 X 10 A value study from a shot I took on the Shanghai Disneyland site. The image that follows is the color version.

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Protecting the Mouse
Protecting the Mouse

12 X 16, now in color

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Portrait study
Portrait study
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Location Studies May 2014
Location Studies May 2014
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Security Pooches
Security Pooches

These puppies were found abandoned on the construction site and were raised by a group of Disney employees who would take turns caring for them. A little Oliver Twist in Shanghai.

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Pirates!
Pirates!

24 X 30

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Yuan Gardens
Yuan Gardens

11 x 14 In Shanghai SOLD

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Dressed for Work
Dressed for Work

9 x 12 A study

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Wheelbarrow man
Wheelbarrow man

9 x 12 A study

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Good place to Meet
Good place to Meet

Small study

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Street Sweeper
Street Sweeper

9 x 12 Shanghai

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The Castle May 2014
The Castle May 2014

11 x 14 A study painted on location.

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Study
Study
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Cement Finish
Cement Finish

9 x 12 A study

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I gotta take this call
I gotta take this call

11 x 14 Near Yuan Gardens, Shanghai SOLD

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