Repainting of Cars and Lion King Areas Continue at Disney’s Art of Animation Resort

The exterior of Disney’s Art of Animation Resort has been undergoing a long refurbishment this year. No major changes have been made. Instead, crews are mostly repainting buildings and set pieces to get the resort looking like new.

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In the “Finding Nemo” section, we noticed a fish missing.

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It’s likely being touched up elsewhere or will be replaced if it was damaged.

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Repainting is complete behind this Radiator Springs billboard in the “Cars” area.

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We previously saw crew members working on the cloudy sky next to the stairwell.

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Cherry pickers are parked next to the Wheel Well Motel sign.

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It looks like crew members are repainting the giant wheel.

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Crews are also working in cherry pickers on another billboard for Luigi’s Leaning Tower of Tires.

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The billboard is being completely repainted. Most of the lettering has been painted over with white primer.

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In “The Lion King” section, crews continue to touch up the desert landscape on this building.

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Temporary fencing blocks this area from guests while the crew members work.

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