Getting children to open up about sexual abuse, particularly when it involves a family member, is notoriously difficult. Continue reading »
“My movie star looking grandparents sitting for a portrait in the early 1940s”
Do you ever get the feeling that people are not as stylish and glamorous today as they were in the past? Many of us had this thought pass through our minds when watching a period drama or even when looking through old family photos. It could be that people put more effort into their appearance back then, or it could be the fact that taking a picture was a much rarer occurrence than today, so everyone made sure they looked their best when it happened. Continue reading »
The hairstyles that Milena creates could be easily pictured on the head of any iconic Disney princess. This hairstylist from Germany is only 17 years old and she has already managed to come up with hundreds of different intricate hairdos loved by thousands of people from all around the world. Continue reading »
Lois van Baarle is a digital artist and animator. Lois has been drawing her whole life. She is from the Netherlands, moved all around the world as a kid, and now lives in the Netherlands again, working as a freelance character designer and illustrator. Continue reading »
Isabelle Staub is a US-based artist who specialises in portraiture and character design. Based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, she uses her skills to turn cartoon characters and popular culture icons into her own unique and often super lifelike creations. Seeking inspiration in everything from Disney princesses and Powerpuff Girls to Pennywise the Clown and Tarantino movies, Staub transforms each of her subjects with a wholly distinct style of her own. Continue reading »
“My name is Andrey Tarusov. I was born in Ribinsk, a small town near Moscow in Russia. Since childhood, I was fascinated by all kinds of art, especially by animation and illustration. This year my wife and I moved to The USA and this became the most important event in our life.”, told Andrey Tarusov to Bored Panda. Continue reading »
For those who don’t know, Cosplay is where people dress up as characters from their favourite comics, TV shows, films and books. Continue reading »
Have you noticed that while every Disney princess has grace, strength and style, their dresses aren’t exactly the most realistic to the time periods they inhabit?
Claire Hummel is production designer for TV and video games by day and Disney fashion historian in her spare time. With her extensive skill and knowledge of fashion, she’s created a historically accurate version of Elsa’s coronation gown and tweaked it a bit to look like her ice gown as well. Continue reading »
McDonald’s launched the Happy Meal across the US in 1979, and it will forever feel very ‘80s. (Especially if you grew up in the 1980s.) Like so many ‘80s icons, the Happy Meal’s combination of tasty concept and slick packaging make it a design classic. The Toy Zone, a toy retailer, worked with CGI artist Jan Koudela to cook up imaginary Happy Meal toys and boxes in the style of our favorite and most iconic ‘80s screen heroes.
“Sometimes serving your country and quietly believing yourself to be “the best of the best” is not enough. Sometimes you want a trophy that says TOP GUN on it, too. When you’re casting that kind of arrogance, only one man will do: The Cruiser!” Continue reading »
Jenny, who goes by the name of Jennyudee on her social media, is an extremely talented artist. Her main specialty is doing her own renditions of famous characters and private commissions, reimagining them in her own style. Continue reading »
Ross Tran is a concept artist and illustrator who attended the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California. Ross has worked for companies such as Walt Disney Studios, Psyop and Tyler West Studio. Continue reading »
Here is a collection of vintage, rare, candid, funny, beautiful, weird and awesome celebrity photos. Photos showing celebrities in a way that you are maybe not used to see them. Enjoy! Continue reading »
10 Photos Of Carrie Fisher Promoting “Return Of The Jedi” At A Rolling Stone Magazine Beach Shoot, 1983
Everyone over a certain age in 1983, and many millions born later, cannot help but remember that bikini — the metal one worn by Carrie Fisher as a captive of Jabba the Hutt in Return of the Jedi, the one unfortunately named the “Slave Leia” costume. Continue reading »
All children love drawing and painting, but many of them struggle to make progress in this area which is so crucial for their development. It’s very important to help your children as much as you can in realising their ideas and fantasies on paper.
But there’s no reason to think you can’t help them here if you don’t know how to draw. It’s actually a lot easier than you think — you just have to know what basic shapes to employ and build it up from there. To get you started, we prepared a set of pictures which show you step-by-step how to draw various animals. Draw them with a pencil, and then rub out the lines as you go along. Have a go, and perhaps by the end it won’t be just your child that has a new enthusiasm for drawing.
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A poster for the IMAX presentation of “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” (left), and a teaser poster for “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part I”, both created by the Los Angeles-based design firm IGNITION. Both are nominated for the 2014 Key Art Awards in the category of Theatrical Domestic One-Sheet. The Hollywood Reporter’s annual competition for the best in film and TV advertising honors some of the most creative imagery used in movie posters. Here is a selection of some of this year’s nominees. (Photo by Key Art Awards 2014)
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