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September 30, 2016
Illustrator travels winding path to career in Disney products
By Karen Sandstrom
As Director of Character Art at Disney Consumer Products, John T. Quinn and his colleagues draw the Little Mermaid for backpacks, configure Mickey Mouse for designer Vans slip-ons and recreate characters from Cars for the well-adorned children’s bedroom.
Disney doesn’t manufacture all these products themselves; instead, they license and deliver artwork to companies that make and sell them. As Quinn puts it, “If it’s a product and it’s got a Disney character on it, we work on it.”
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