Country of Origin: U.S.A.
Training: Chouinard Art Institute
Notable Works: Cinderella (1950), Alice in Wonderland (1951), Peter Pan (1953), It’s a Small World (1956)
Mary Blair was the concept artist and color supervisor for many of Walt Disney’s most prominent animated films. She worked in a very stylized and graphic way, often using bright colors. In addition to her animation work, she also illustrated dozens of children’s books and designed many of the attractions for Walt Disney World including the It’s a Small World ride and the Contemporary resort.
Girl with a Book (1902). William Merritt Chase (American, 1849-1916). Oil on canvas. Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts.
Chase embraced a method of rapid working as a replacement for the more staid European approach to portraiture. He argued and presented this point through “painting demonstrations” of works such as “Girl with a Book”, which combined dark and luminous tonalities with the immediacy of vibrant brushwork. Dressing the model in a kimono is reflective of a fascination with Oriental imagery apparent in Chase’s work dating from the 1880’s.
Is every single book you’ve ever read
That’s it. This is my next tattoo.
I’m so mad that that squiggly line isn’t needed.
yoooooo i was so disappointed. i had hopes for the squiggly line
the condition of having beautiful breasts, especially if larger than average.
Etymology: coined by Jacob E. Schmidt (Lecher’s Lexicon, 1967). From Greek calli- (beautiful) + misuse of kolpos (womb).
SACHAMAMA [aka SACH’AMAMA]
Incan Mythology: a two-headed serpent considered to be the mother of forests and tree of life.
Etymology: Quechuan, “mother of the earth”, “Mother Tree” or “Mother Jungle”.
1. a witch; a woman claiming or popularly believed to possess magical powers and practice sorcery.
2. a woman considered to be spiteful or overbearing.
3. Informal: a woman or girl considered bewitching.
4. one particularly skilled or competent at one’s craft.
Etymology: Russian, ведьма, literally “the one who knows”, from Old Slavic вѣдъ “to know”.