A New Day at the Cinderella Castle
October 2007 Release
Available in the following sizes:
18x24, 25.5x34 and 30x40
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"Two of the dream-memories we take from childhood on our life's
journey, if we are fortunate, are the wonder and excitement of Disney World
and the soaring majesty of castles.
Perhaps that is why the Cinderella Castle at Walt Disney World, Orlando,
is such an enchanting inspiration to young and old. My family makes a
pilgrimage to this favorite spot on every visit. This year, I went in my
imagination to explore a vision of the regal castle gently kissed by the
golden light of a perfect day.
A New Day at the Cinderella Castle discovers a morning every bit as festive
and delightful as the castle itself. A double rainbow arcs over the towering
castle; fluffy clouds dapple its many towers with light and shade. Lavish,
rainbow-hued trees and shrubs frame the building; quaint gas lamps dance
along the walkway.
I used a more whimsical style in keeping with the subject: Is Bambi on the
lawn? Tinkerbell above the castle spires? The Ugly Duckling in the pond? You
- Thomas Kinkade
1. A New Day at the Cinderella Castle was painted in
celebration of Walt Disney World's 35th Anniversary.
2. Thom has incorporated seven N's in A New Day at the Cinderella Castle
as a continued tribute to his love
for his wife Nanette.
3. Cinderella Castle was completed in July 1971, after about 18 months
of construction, and reaches to a height of 189 feet tall — nearly twice
the size of Sleeping Beauty Castle at Disneyland in Anaheim, California.
4. When the sun sets, the castle is illuminated in 16.7 million colors,
thanks to Vari-Lite intelligent lighting fixtures placed on different
castle levels and surrounding the castle.The castle itself plays a role
in the Magic Kingdom's fireworks show, in which it changes color in
synchronization with the dramatic music of the display.
5. A New Day at the Cinderella Castle brings you back to all those
magical moments in your childhood.