|Title||Kenneth B. Anderson student drawing of a manufactory and ceramics library |
|Architects||Anderson, Kenneth B. (Kenneth Bliss), 1909-1993 |
|Date of Drawing Execution||ca. 1933-1934 |
|Object Type||Architectural drawings |
|Physical Description||Gouache and watercolor with graphite and ink on paper with cheesecloth backing ; 39 3/4 in x 61 in |
|Descriptive Notes||Inscribed on drawing:|
A Manufactory and Ceramics Library
Written on lower right corner:
Senior Project. Kenneth B. Anderson.
|Building Notes||Part of a collection containing approximately 1100 student drawings from the University of Washington Department of Architecture from its inception in 1914 until 1961 when the Department of Architecture had completely phased out all elements of the Beaux Arts system and became the College of Architecture and Urban Planning. |
Design drawing. Watercolor rendering/elevation of the facade and side of an L-shaped ceramics building with smokestack and sawtooth roof. Plan shows the building arranged around the display court with smaller wing housing the library; main section housing the preparation and curing rooms, studios, stock room, and administrative areas; and railroad tracks along the side of building.
Ken Anderson received his B.Arch from the University of Washington in 1935, where he received the Department of Architecture Traveling Scholarship in 1931, and was the University of Washington recipient of the Alpha Rho Chi Award in Architecture in 1935.
Following graduation and studies abroad, Anderson returned to the United States as a sketch artist for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) studios before accepting with Walt Disney Studios as an animator and architect until 1978. At Walt Disney Studios, Ken Anderson worked art director for Snow White and the Seven Dwarves, Pinocchio, Fantasia, and The Reluctant Dragon. Anderson also continued technical contributions to the combination of live-action and animation on film while working on Song of the South, and later as animation art director for Pete's Dragon. Anderson also contributed layouts for the staging and design of Peter Pan, Lady and the Tramp, and the production design for Sleeping Beauty, 101 Dalmations, and The Aristocats. During the 1950s, Ken Anderson worked to create concept drawings and designs for Fantasyland at Disneyland theme park, including Peter Pan's Flight, Mr. Toad's Wild Ride, and Storybook Land. Anderson received the Disney Legends award for Animation and Imagineering in 1991.
|Subjects (LCSH)||xyz |
|Digital Collection||Architecture Collection|
|Digital ID Number||ARC0908 |
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|Repository||University of Washington Libraries. Special Collections |
|Repository Collection||University of Washington Department of Architecture Student Drawings. Ph Coll 740 |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Photographed with a Canon Digital Rebel XTi in RGB Color. Saved in TIFF format and resized and enhanced using Adobe Photoshop and imported as JPEG2000 using ContentDM's software JPEG2000 Extension. 2012 |