Aaron Blaise

Painter Master

For 21 years Aaron Blaise worked with Disney helping to create some of the greatest animated films ever made. During that time he worked as an animator or supervising animator on “The Rescuers Down Under”, “Beauty and the Beast”, “Aladdin”, “The Lion King”, “Pocahontas”, “Mulan” and more.

In 2003 he was co-director of “Brother Bear” for which he earned an Oscar nomination for Best Animated Feature Film.

After “Brother Bear” he helped to develop several projects but ultimately left Disney to pursue an opportunity back home in Florida. Aaron recently served as 2D Animation Supervisor and Character Designer for the The Bear and the Hare, an advertisement loved by millions around the world. He currently has a number of feature film related projects in the works and is focused on his mission of making affordable art education available to the world through his website.