With 30% off hotel, park and transport and free hotel accommodation and transport for the under sevens until the end of September, there’s not much time to get your booking in for what will be a fantastic summer getaway for your family. Your children will be drawing pictures of their experiences and happy memories for months afterwards. The imagery and characters that Disney does best, resonate with kids and adults alike and spark the artist in all of us.
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12. Scary Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
Professional artists and gifted amateurs alike enjoy recreating their heroes and heroines and often put a twist on their usual look. Sites like Deviant Art give people a forum for displaying their galleries. Jeffrey Thomas, a regular to the site, created the ‘Twisted Princess’ series, depicting the innocent beauties in a less than homely fashion.
11. Unladylike Disney Princesses
Live action art takes on the form of a recreation of Bri-chan’s famous fan art. Here are some Disney workers doing their best not to laugh and maintain a certain comic seriousness. The original artwork:
And the recreation:
10. Ariel Portrait
Ariel is one of the most drawn characters. I can’t imagine why. I love pencil art as much as any other form.
9. Peter Pan Posing
Like the boy who never wanted to grow up, Peter Pan, looks youthful as always thanks to artist, David Kawena.
8. Sweet Briar Rose
Katie de Souza’s enchanting picture of Briar Rose is just one of many amazing artworks she has produced so far.
7. Hero and Nemesis – Rodent-style
Disneys ‘The Great Mouse Detective’ gets it protagonists to share a canvas in this stunning piece of work by Emily Nguyen. This commission piece for unknownprincess features Basil and a fearsome Ratigan
6. Sexy Beauty and the Beast
Celebrated Marvel Comics book artist, Jeffrey Scott Campbell produced this strictly-for-adults composition of Belle and the Beast.
5. A Teasing Tinkerbell
Captain Hook has more than a twinkle in his eyes for Tinkerbell.
4. Jenny Portrait
Entitled simply ‘Jenny’ this work was produced by scottysdrawings using prismacolor pencils and acrylics on coloured paper and depicts Jennifer Connelly in 1980’s live action film, ‘The Rocketeer’.
3. Pocahontas Portrait
Pocahontas, one of few real people to be re-imagined into a Disney film was not quite as attractive as Disney would lead us to believe. Pocahontas, as depicted in the etching below by Simon van der Passe one year before her death in 1616.
This version was drawn by alicexz and you can watch the entire process online.
2. Lego Mickey
Fan art doesn’t have to be two-dimensional. Take this great Lego construction re-enacting a scene from Fantasia.
1. Wolverine Mickey Mouse
Two years ago on August 31st, Disney bought Marvel and added around 5000 new characters to their stable. This pic of Logan (Wolverine)/Mickey Mouse in X-Men regalia is just an incredible tribute to the pairing. Take a look at some of graphicgeek’s other work.
Guest blogger, Greg Coltman, writes prolifically about the film and entertainment industry. In his spare time he creates web and infographics but loves fan art especially when it’s as good as this.