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Monday
Jun022014

Curio: Heather Theurer's Disney heroines

Alexa here with your weekly art post.  This past weekend was another big win for Disney; clearly the public at large did not have the same trouble talking the family into seeing Maleficient as I did (my daughter didn't want to see that movie about the "scary fairy").  From the trailer I was entranced by the look of it, but I'll have to wait. Reading about the painterly, Pre-Raphaelite stylings of the film reminded me of Heather Theurer. Theurer is a painter who has done a series of oils of Disney heroines, transforming them with a realism akin to the Pre-Raphaelites.  

So far she has completed Cinderella, Mulan, Rapunzel, Lilo, and Merida...


 

I hope she has more to come. You can see more of her work on her website.

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Reader Comments (5)

There's something about that Lilo one that makes it warm and familiar, even though I've never seen Lilo & Stitch. I also love the Mulan one. It's mesmerizing! Looks like something that could be hung up in someone's house. The Rapunzel one looks like it would in a stained glass window. .

June 2, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterSean Troutman

That Lilo And Stitch painting is so striking.

June 3, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterTB

OMG, they're is so SO beautiful!
I can't even....
Ugh, perfection! <3

June 3, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterSonja

I LOVE that Lilo & Stitch one, but the Mulan is GORGEOUS.

June 3, 2014 | Unregistered Commenterdenny

I have never commented on any of these kinds of post because I haven't been overwhelmed, but these are amazing. I also think that Lilo and Mulan really stand out.

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