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Not So Little Mermaid Mural at Disney California Adventure Park

posted on June 10th, 2011 by Shannon Swanson, Public Relations Manager, Disneyland Resort

While I was interviewing Imagineer Larry Nikolai during the making of The Little Mermaid ~ Ariel’s Undersea Adventure at Disney California Adventure park, I discovered he designed the beautiful mural located at the entrance himself by creating a scaled rendering in his garage. I had to go back and take another look at the 86.5-foot long painting.

The hand-painted mural is another reminder of the care and detail that goes into all of the attractions designed by our talented Imagineers.

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Ashley from CA on June 10th, 2011 at 1:31 pm

Loved seeing this in person! Started crying happy tears when I saw the mural and everything else in the ride! BRAVO to ALL the imagineers who made this ride and who designed it! THANK YOU for everything!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! All your work has gone into amazing use!!! :)


Fred from CA on June 10th, 2011 at 2:10 pm

The mural is beautiful and the ride itself is great too!