• On Sep 24, 2017
    Kim from CO Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    Experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    I see that there a lot of changes at Disney Hollywood Studios. Can you still draw with a professional animator? That is one of my daughters favorite things to do.

    Hi Kim,

    You are right; there have been a lot of changes underfoot as of late at Disney's Hollywood Studios. With Toy Story Land opening up next summer, followed by Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge the following year, there is plenty to be excited about at Disney's Hollywood Studios!

    Kim, my daughter also used to enjoy the Animation Classes hosted by Disney Animators in the Magic of Disney Animation building. Unfortunately, this well-loved attraction was closed a few years ago. However, I do have an alternative activity to suggest. 

    I am happy to report that Disney's Art of Animation Resort offers drawing classes. Disney animators lead each class, providing instruction on how to draw and sketch familiar Disney characters in a fun and interactive session suitable for all ages. Currently classes are offered at 11 a.m., 2 p.m., and 5 p.m. daily and are held in the children's playroom located adjacent to the front desk in the main lobby.

    Another idea you may wish to consider if your daughter loves to draw is picking her up a Disney character sketch book from the Emporium on Main Street, U.S.A. in Magic Kingdom. These sketch books provide instruction on how to draw classic Disney characters and would make a wonderful keepsake from your trip.

    Wishing you a wonderful upcoming Disney vacation!

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Meet the Panelist: Trish, Nova Scotia

Hi! I'm Trish from Canada, a single mom to two kids and a proud Disney Vacation Club member. In my circle of friends, I have a reputation for gravitating to any discussion involving Disney Parks and Resorts and would welcome the chance to share my experiences with you. Have you ever wondered what Disney Vacation Club is all about? Trying to decide if membership is right for your family? Have a question about visiting a Disney Vacation Club Resort? If so, you have come to the right place!

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