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Visual Bits #264 > The Not So Innocent World Of Disney

Wednesday 09.05.2012 , Posted by

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Disney Heroines Come to Life

Tuesday 04.03.2012 , Posted by

Disney characters are iconic and have the magic quality of bringing back pleasant memories of the time we first saw them: whether at a cinema, one of the theme parks around the world or as a childhood toy. In Disney’s animated feature films their diverse characters have been seen all over the world and one graphic design student from Finland has created his own characterization of the loved Disney female leads. [Read more...]

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Tatted Up Disney Princess

Tuesday 12.20.2011 , Posted by

What defines a female as being a princess and/or beautiful? 17 yr old blogger, Greta on tumblr, is a self-proclaimed feminist who believes that women should be whomever they want to be. Whether that is conservative or liberal, bold or demure, she encourages all women to not be afraid in expressing who and what they truly are to the world. As so, she is quite open about her beliefs and opinions about women, and even her own sexuality [Read more...]

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Disney Princesses In Accurate Period Costume

Monday 07.25.2011 , Posted by

Most of the world seems familiar with the famous Disney princesses, from Snow White to Pocahontas their likenesses are burned into our memory, fan or not. What makes them so iconic? Many would argue it was their lavish and flowing costumes, based on historical fashion. But just how correct are those period fashionable dresses? Claire Hummel, an illustrator with a passion for historically accurate costuming recently reworked many of the famous ladies, giving them new garb fitting a stylish member of their periods society. As you can see in her version of Snow White above (based on early 16th century Germany), many of the original Disney costumes weren’t far off, while a few are vastly different. [Read more...]

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Visual Bits #1 > First of a Sparkling Daily Series

Friday 02.11.2011 , Posted by

Here at Visual News we dig up tasty internet gems on a daily basis and because we can’t keep a good thing secret we’re starting a daily series where we send a few tasty links your way. Some gems will be giant illustration ruby’s, some video diamond dust and others just shiny bits to entertain. Enjoy!

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Stateless Dances the Battle Between Good and Evil

Saturday 11.13.2010 , Posted by

When the band Stateless imagines the eternal battle within all of us — the struggle between good and evil — gypsy music meets modern beats, and the weapon is improvised dance. Performed by professional dancer Dominic North with motion-capture and digital animation by the design studio FIELD, the songs protagonist, Ariel, duels with the devil.

“Ariel” will be available November 22 on Ninja Tunes, from the forthcoming album “Matilda”, out Feb 2011.

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