A magical collection by award-winning artist Jim Shore. Combining much-loved Disney characters with Jim’s unique, American folk art inspired patterns and bold colours.
Combining the magic of Disney with the artistry of Jim Shore, Disney Traditions was launched in 2006. The ever-popular collection features all of Disney’s classics from Snow White, Mickey Mouse and Cinderella — to new Disney characters from much-loved Disney films — including; Tangled, Moana, and of course, The Nightmare Before Christmas.
Depicted in a number of formats — including figurines, waterballs and hanging ornaments — these characters are perfect as a gift, or as an addition to your own collection.
New for June 2019, Jim has added wonderful figurines from Disney classics Alice in Wonderland and Pinocchio, beautifully realising these iconic characters for your collection. The muscly menace Gaston, of Beauty and The Beast, strikes a powerful pose impressing his biggest admirer, LeFou; as he fondly looks up at his hero. Whilst Pinocchio's fears are calmed as Geppetto holds his son’s hand, in the mouth of the beast; Monstro, the giant whale that looks absolutely terrifying, even when covered in ravishing rosemaling.
Each piece is a perfect example of Jim’s artistry and skill — not only in capturing the essence and magical qualities of each Disney character — but also in enhancing in his own iconic style. Each figurine is hand-painted, sculpted in resin, and presented in a beautiful gift box.
Artist & sculptor
Award-winning artist Jim Shore grew up in rural South Carolina, the son of artistic parents who instilled a love of the traditional images and values of American folk art. He cites his inspiration as his grandmother, a master quilter who taught him an appreciation for the craft, and his collection of quilts dating back over 150 years.
Jim studied engineering and received a degree in business, not art. He supported his young family as an engineer, honing his skills as a sculptor and painter in his spare time, before eventually founding his own business, Designs Americana, to market his designs.
In 2000, Jim entered a licensing agreement with Enesco to create Heartwood Creek by Jim Shore, the line of seasonal and everyday decorative accessories that has brought him world-wide fame. While working with Enesco, Jim perfected his unique style, combining elements of folk art and a vibrant colour palette applied to traditional themes.
A large part of Jim’s widespread consumer recognition derives from his successful partnership with Disney. Begun in 2005, his unique design style applied to iconic Disney characters has made Disney Traditions by Jim Shore one of the most successful co-branded lines in the specialty retail market.
Recent collaborations include DC Comics, with a range of Justice League Superheroes, Wizard of Oz characters and a Santa limited edition for Department 56’s Possible Dreams collection.
© 2019 Enesco, LLC. © 2019 Jim Shore Designs, Inc., Heartwood Creek® is a registered mark of Jim Shore Designs, Inc.
JUSTICE LEAGUE and all related characters and elements © & ™ DC Comics. WB SHIELD: © & ™ WBEI. (s18). © 2019 Jim Shore Designs, Inc.