Cynthia Wells is an internationally exhibited artist and animation filmmaker. She studied at California Institute of the Arts from 1976-79 before being hired by Walt Disney Studios. As a filmmaker Wells produced and directed her own film, “Interview with Talullah, Queen of the Universe”, which won her nominations for two Annie Awards for outstanding achievement in animation and achievement in a short film. Her second film, “The Shadow of Doubt” won six awards and played in 26 film festivals. Wells worked as supervising animator on “Once Upon A Forest” (20th Century Fox), and “The Thief and the Cobbler” (Miramax), and as an animator on “The Fox and the Hound” (Disney), and “Condor Man” (Disney). She is credited in over ninety films. Her paintings have been exhibited in London, Madrid, San Francisco, Toronto and Los Angeles. Print illustrations include the Pepperdine University cover of their arts program as well as illustrations for LA Weekly and the Malibu Times. Her framed illustrations of birds and fish have been sold in stores and at local exhibitions.She is currently completing illustrating a children’s picture book, Moonglow. Cynthia Wells’ blog is www.0cyn0.com.
OIL ON CANVAS Coffee, wine. Dishing, Pouring Tea, Tittle-tattle, Dizzying. The complexities of catching up. Is this a safe place or is it treacherous. Scewed perspective and contorted bodies illustrate … Continue reading Painting
This post is about art that has been produced – partially or in full using Adobe Photoshop and a Wacom Cintq tablet and pen.
An interactive website that illustrates the characters of the Commedia Dell Arte as conceived by artist Cynthia Wells
This is a children’s picture book I illustrated. The first half is fantasy, the second half is about the natural history of the animals featured in the book.
A boy barefoot surfing in the tube of a wave with friendly dolphins and pelicans along for the ride.
Getting there through twists and turns. The three dimensional piece below started with an image in my head of something going vertical. Arm, head, neck. Branch? And then where? The … Continue reading Clay,Wire, Paper, Glue, Leaves, Wood, String
I had arrived right before the start of the concert. The only seat left was a table in front of center stage. I found out why a couple of minutes … Continue reading Dexter Gordon at Ronnie Scotts
I see color intensely. When I see a display of colors my mind overloads with excitement. Light bounces off one particle to a myriad of other particles. I’m fascinated with … Continue reading Visible Spectrum
I am Henery the eighth I am I got married to the widow next door, she’s been married seven times before and everyone was an Henery, second verse same as … Continue reading Henry