Topic: disney princesses

What Else Can We Do with Disney Princesses At This Point?

What Else Can We Do with Disney Princesses At This Point?

We’re in a bit of Disney princess overload at this point: They’ve been reimagined as the villains of their stories, Sith Lords, obese women, and superheroes — the last one at least twice, with these Sailor Moon lookalikes the latest offering. Are we ever going to stop drawing Ariel, Jasmine, Belle, and the others for laughs?

Personally, I don’t want there to be an end to silly Disney princesses, since each rendition is incredibly creative. The fact that the princesses are universally well-known helps the joke: Tweak some main stuff but keep specific details and a general sense of the original costume, and you’re one clever artist. My question is, what reimagining hasn’t been done yet? More »

Lessons the Disney Princesses Taught Me, Illustrated By Memes and Fan Art

Lessons the Disney Princesses Taught Me, Illustrated By Memes and Fan Art

If you grew up in the 90s, you probably had a Disney princess nightgown, or Halloween costume, or dinner plate. There are Disney princesses in your photo album and goodwill bags and semi-ironic high school T-shirts. Which explains the explosion of Disney Princess art, from the Seven Disney Sins to Disney Fighters. They are an indelible part of our childhoods, and they had a lot more to offer than inspiration for our prom dresses. More »