A special treat has arrived for fans of the upcoming Tiana’s Bayou Adventure attraction opening later this year! In line with the beginning of Black History Month, a new Disney Pin has been released with artist Brittany L. Smith, marking the first of the official Tiana’s Bayou Adventure merchandise to arrive at shopDisney.com! As a huge fan of this movie and all the characters that will be coming to the new attraction, I can’t wait to see more of this merchandise arrive. I love reading more about the artist and their backgrounds as well, so I’m going to give you everything I can see on this pin and Brittany L. Smith for you to enjoy:
Tiana’s Bayou Adventure Pin by Brittany L. Smith – Black History Month – Limited Release, $19.99
Tiana’s tiara is artfully reproduced in bas relief on this very special cloisonné pin celebrating Black History Month. This collector’s keepsake is mounted on a card with concept art illustrations for the upcoming Tiana’s Bayou Adventure attraction by Imagineer Brittany L. Smith.Magic in the details
Created especially for Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort
- Limited Release
- Designed by Brittany L.Smith
- Celebrating Black History Month
- Sculpted bas relief pin
- Features Tiana’s tiara on a pillow
- Enameled cloisonné
- Goldtone finish
- Disney Pin Trading 2024 backstamp
- Mickey icon pin back
- Comes on deluxe custom card with concept art illustrations for Tiana’s Bayou Adventure attraction coming to Disneyland and Walt Disney World
- Inspired by Disney’s The Princess and the Frog (2009)
The bare necessities
- Metal (zinc alloy) / enamel
- Pin: approx. 1 1/2” H x 2” W
- Card: 4” H x 6” W
About the artist:
Brittany L. Smith is a Senior Production Designer with a specific focus on figure finishing that is part of the Walt Disney Imagineering Florida show quality standards team. With a master’s degree in fine art and a bachelor’s degree in illustration, Smith’s Disney career began in the Magic Kingdom Park parade department where she assisted in the fabrication and maintenance of parade floats featured in the Disney Festival of Fantasy Parade.
Some of Smith’s notable projects include supporting the theming of the Audio-Animatronics figure for the pirate named Redd in the Pirates of the Caribbean attraction, and more recently the figures that are being fabricated for the Tokyo Disney Sea Fantasy Springs expansion, which includes characters from Frozen and Tangled.
She also recently developed a new color scheme for the ‘Grim Grinning Ghosts’ found in The Haunted Mansion at Magic Kingdom Park. Since 2018, Smith has been the director for topiary characters featured at the EPCOT International Flower & Garden Festival and, as showcased here, she’s a designer for Tiana’s Audio-Animatronics character in Tiana’s Bayou Adventure which opens in Magic Kingdom Park and Disneyland Park in 2024.Shop Now
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Zoë Wood is a travel writer from Sydney, Australia. Since her first visit to Disneyland at the age of 6, she has spent her years frequently visiting Disney Parks and traveling around the world.
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