Artist Anna Belenkiy is a freelance digital artist who is experiencing pregnancy for the first time. She decided to share her journey with her followers using Disney Princesses and some hilarious everyday moments of what it’s like being pregnant as part of her project “Real-life Princesses.”
Celebrating first moments
“Mulan and Shang Lee decided to celebrate super romantic Valentine’s Day, but the upcoming baby warrior had a different plan for their romantic date. This illustration was inspired by my baby’s first kicks.” Continue reading »
In the past few months, people seem to have rediscovered their love for Keanu Reeves – and it’s not hard to see why. The 54-year-old actor is always doing something wholesome and people just can’t get enough of him. Inspired by the actor, LA-based illustrator Crystal Ro decided to recreate Keanu as nine Disney princes and it’s the Disney reboots we’ve all been secretly wishing for. Continue reading »
“Here’s Cinderella, having her service pup help her out by removing her shoes. Cinderella lives with fibromyalgia in this picture, which is an invisible condition but can be disabling for many people.”
Arien Smith of Royal Service Dogs: Advocacy and Art and The Major Barkana is an artist, coach, motivational speaker, and advocate for disability rights and mental health. He drew this wonderful fan art series of Disney Princesses with service dogs to raise awareness and acceptance for people with disabilities and service dogs! It’s both a critique on the lack of disabled characters and advocacy for disability rights. Enjoy the art and the Princess’ stories below… Continue reading »
Many people see Disney princesses as the epitome of beauty and grace. But one Russian artist, named Artemii Myasnikov, decided to look at them from a different angle – he gave 11 Disney princesses extreme makeovers and turned them into badass warriors. Continue reading »
If we could request who Oprah should do the next episode of Where Are They Now? on, it would definitely be the Disney princesses. What have they even been up to since riding off into the sunset and living happily ever after? LA-based photographer Tony Ross is helping us visualise it by depicting Disney’s most iconic maidens as majestic queens, and to make sure the portraits were extra-realistic, he had the princess models call in their moms to pose as the mythical matriarchs. The results were a royal success. Continue reading »
It’s always refreshing to see Disney artworks reimagined in the signature style of different artists around the world. France-based freelance illustrator Melanie Delon showcases the iconic characters in her very own sedate style.
Delon not only designs book covers, but also creates concept art for the video games industry and publishes tutorials to help other creatives in the field. Though drawing has always been a part of her life, Delon admits that becoming a full-fledged illustrator was not always the most obvious, and that “it happened quite by mistake.” Continue reading »
Much of your personality is shaped by your surroundings as a kid. Growing up, you could have picked up some behaviors from the people around you and perhaps even from watching many Disney films.
For her class project, photography major at Antonelli Institute Shannon Dermody decided to educate adults on real world problems using familiar childhood role models. Continue reading »
If you spend your days surfing the never-ending Instagram feed, you might’ve already heard of a freelance illustrator called Isabelle Staub, who rocked the platform with her fresh reimaginings of classic Disney Princesses. What you might not know, though, is that this series also helped the artist to get out of a serious creative block. Continue reading »
Could you imagine the likes of Ariel, Jessica Rabbit and other Disney characters posing provocatively on the pages of a magazine? Photographer and illustrator Gregory Masouras answers the question we have probably pondered on at one point—what if Disney characters were real-life celebrities? Continue reading »
Coupling contemporary cultural references and historic fine art techniques, Bangkok-based designer Thunyamon Charoensuttikul has realized a series titled ‘Disney princesses in the Renaissance’. The digital paintings recreate some of Disney’s most beloved characters in the style of 15th century portraiture. Dark backdrops with minimal detail echo the aesthetic qualities of the artistic era, while a textured paint crackle effect mimics the time-worn personalities of Renaissance paintings. Continue reading »
For many years Disney princesses and their strong personalities have been inspiring illustrators, photographers and artists who keep trying to re-imagine the cartoon beauties’ iconic looks. Today we’ll show you what Disney’s royal ladies would look like if they were anime characters, as drawn by a talented Pakistani artist, Maryam. Continue reading »
For Halloween this year, makeup artist Shonagh Scott reimagined your favorite Disney princesses as victims of tragic events that were inspired by the original story lines. If that sounds creepy, that’s because it is, but Halloween is creepy too, so it all kind of makes sense. Got to give it to her though: Her princess transformations are pretty spot-on and the gory makeup is disturbingly believable too. Continue reading »
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Craving some Disney magic? Just take a pointer from Anna Hezel and Gabriella Paiella and make a disney princess hotdog. Whipping up one of these creative snacks might just satisfy your Disney hunger for a while and it’s a whole lot cheaper than a trip to Disney Land.
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Sometimes on a Wednesday morning, it’s pretty easy to get depressed when you remember that you weren’t born as a Disney princess and in fact have double chemistry, soggy shoes and a rubbish sarnie for lunch. Continue reading »
As they should be, amiright?
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