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Entries in Tangled (11)

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...

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Saturday
Apr212012

Wet Willy (via Pascal)

Tuesday
Aug232011

Disney Princesses as Fashionistas

Remember those Disney Princes in their underwear a few years back? Online illustration trends never don't involve the Disney stable of instantly recognizable characters. Now artist Danté Tyler has envisioned eight of the Princesses as Vogue cover models.

Here is Aurora from Sleeping Beauty.


Love that one eye is pink and the other blue, and it doesn't hurt that her shoulders are as sharp as the spindle on a spinning wheel.

Belle and Ariel after the jump...

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Friday
Apr082011

My New Desktop Wallpaper

I ♥ Pascal.

Sunday
Apr032011

"Tangled" Contest Winner

Congratulations to Christopher in Los Angeles who is the winner of the Tangled Blu-Ray contest. I pulled the winner randomly from your entries but read all of them so that I could LOL at your answers to "Which movie characters hair would you most like to braid?" It was the girliest question I have ever asked on this blog and maybe even in my life. Which is [ahem] saying a lot.

As for Christopher, he said.

I would like to braid Ariel's hair. I had a mad crush on her as a kid. Must be because she was the only Disney princess wearing a bikini.

Those specialty bikinis always do it, don't they? Think of what a formative experience Princess Leia's gold bikini was to boys in the early 80s.

I thought I'd share two more entries that particularly amused me. These are from Evan and Matthew who said respectively.

Shelby Eatenton from "Steel Magnolias." Why? Because clearly, I'd be braiding her hair at Truvy's shop, which would mean I'd get to hang out with five of the sassiest women of all cinematic time.

I think I'd pick Clementine's from "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind" -- all the different hair colors she has! A magical rainbow braid.

Thanks to all who entered and voted on the poll of which animated films I should write up next. Coming up this month: The Rescuers and Beauty and The Beast as per your votes.

Monday
Mar282011

"Tangled" Giveaway

Quickie contest. THIS CONTEST IS NOW CLOSED FOR ENTRIES BUT YOU CAN STILL VOTE ON THE POLL BELOW. As you may already know the Tangled Blu-Ray DVD comes out tomorrow. I have one Blu-Ray copy to give away to a lucky reader in the US or Canada. Plus an undetermined bonus prize.

 

 

you entry should contain the following.

  1. "Tangled DVD" in subject line.
  2. Your name & mailing address (The winner's address goes to Disney so they can ship your prize but otherwise they're totes private.)
  3. Name the movie character's hair you'd most like to braid and why. It's the girliest question ever but Rapunzel would approve! [Warning: I may quote a collection of these answers right here.]
  4. Name anything at all that you learned from the "talent discovery" section of the widget above.

And just so everyone is a winner, please vote on the following poll. The winning films will be written up right here at the Film Experience in April. I've left out films I've extensively written about previously and a few others to make this manageable and randomly paired older with newer. I'll write about the winning pair (probably not together) next month.