reblogged 1 day ago
23 Apr 2014 3,939 notes
FILED UNDER:
  #mulan    #disney    #concept art    #whoa I've never seen these  
crane-machine:

A couple Mulan boards by Chris Sanders.

crane-machine:

A couple Mulan boards by Chris Sanders.

like
reblogged 5 days ago
19 Apr 2014 1,568 notes
FILED UNDER:
  #disney    #peter pan    #tinkerbell    #racebending  
like
reblogged 6 days ago
18 Apr 2014 100,738 notes
FILED UNDER:
  #Disney    #fanart  
dmolech:

I did a thing for a contest and I think it turned out pretty durn cute

dmolech:

I did a thing for a contest and I think it turned out pretty durn cute

like
reblogged 1 week ago
17 Apr 2014 8,552 notes
FILED UNDER:
  #rapunzel    #disney    #tangled    #fanart  
kamidoodles:

wardenblues:

kamidoodles:

ouyangdan:

kamidoodles:

Racebent Rapunzel Finished! Prints will be available [on my site] (if it’s not up yet, keep checking back!)
About: I wanted to make a Filipino Rapunzel. :3 Outfit based on the Kalinga people of the Philippines.Please do not remove these comments!

Ooooooooh!

Wow I woke up to a tonne of notes for this. I’m so excited, my original stuff newer explodes like this!

i’m re-reblogging cause it needs more notes!

awww thanks bby! just fyi the prints are available!

kamidoodles:

wardenblues:

kamidoodles:

ouyangdan:

kamidoodles:

Racebent Rapunzel Finished! Prints will be available [on my site] (if it’s not up yet, keep checking back!)

About: I wanted to make a Filipino Rapunzel. :3 Outfit based on the Kalinga people of the Philippines.

Please do not remove these comments!

Ooooooooh!

Wow I woke up to a tonne of notes for this. I’m so excited, my original stuff newer explodes like this!

i’m re-reblogging cause it needs more notes!

awww thanks bby! just fyi the prints are available!

like
reblogged 1 week ago
16 Apr 2014 2,107 notes
FILED UNDER:
  #the princess and the frog    #disney    #princess and the frog    #eeeeee  
like
reblogged 1 week ago
15 Apr 2014 438 notes

teresadraws:

Conceal, don’t feel.

I finally watched Frozen! And so now I can contribute to this fantastic tumblr making a racebent!Elsa, since it is infuriating how despite being able to make a million unique snowflakes, Disney couldn’t make a movie starring people of colour for a change.

I chose to make her Mongolian and oh lord, doing research for this was fun! I still know next to nothing about this culture and race, so if there’s something I did or got wrong please do tell me!

I can’t help but feel that the colours have eaten most of the details, so take a look at this if you are inclined.

Enjoy!

like
reblogged 1 week ago
11 Apr 2014 19,081 notes
FILED UNDER:
  #representation    #disney    #representation in media    #feminism    #equality  

racebentdisney:

amaninyc:

lyrique86:

Let me tell you a story.  Once at a party, I had all the little girls sitting around me and I was asking them about their favorite parts of all the princess movies.  The birthday girl was sitting next to me, and tells me, “Princess, your skin is the same color as mine.”  I smile and agree, and try to move the game along, but she interrupts and says, “Your skin is brown and you’re a princess.  It’s the same color as mine, but you’re a princess.”

“Well, if my skin is brown and your skin is brown, and I’m a princess, then you must be a princess too.” I tell her.  And then I spent the next 10 minutes assuring all the black girls at the party that yes, they have lovely skin and yes, they can be princesses with me.

This happens at most of the parties I go to.  I have had my arm stroked, my hair patted, my skin color commented on more times than I can remember. I am not simply hired out to entertain a bunch of cute little girls dressed in poofy skirts who want to play with a big girl in a poofier skirt.  I am hired out because I am an affirmation. For these little black girls (and boys!  I’ve dazzled a few of them too) Princess Tiana is proof that for once, they can be special BECAUSE of the color of their skin, not IN SPITE OF.

Adding some of her pictures for emphasis.

We’ve featured pictures of this lovely Tiana before, but I wanted to add this post to the blog as well :)

like
reblogged 2 weeks ago
10 Apr 2014 394,736 notes
FILED UNDER:
  #SLAM DUNK    #Mulan    #Representation    #Representation in Media    #Disney    #feminism  

anirresistiblysexyperson:

merimardona:

ruffnutthorstonthebesttwin:

theprettiestman:

Notice how Shan Yu doesn’t even question it or make a comment about “BUT YOU’RE A GIRL” he just instantly goes into a “I’LL TEACH YOU TO KILL MY MEN AND STEAL MY VICTORY” rage and I think about this a lot sometimes

((Well that might have to do with the fact that he’s a Hun.  Women among the Huns had higher status than their Chinese counterparts and even some of their own men. Women were free to hunt and fight along side of the men, could choose their own husbands and divorce him if she choose to. There were even records of clans being led by women leaders. So for Shan Yu Mulan is just another soldier))

LITERALLY CANNOT BELIEVE WHAT I JUST FUCKING READ

"misogynistic chinese culture" WHO THE FUCK DO YOU THINK YOU ARE. THIS MOVIE IS SO GROSSLY ORIENTALIST AND RACIST LIKE??? NEWSFLASH: MULAN WASN’T SHAMED OR SHIT ON WHEN SHE REVEALED HER TRUE GENDER. SHE WAS OFFERED A REWARD AND CHOSE TO GO HOME. THAT’S IT. IF YOU DON’T KNOW TWO SHITS ABOUT CHINESE CULTURE SHUT THE FUCK UP. SHUT THE FUCK UP AND STOP CALLING MY CULTURE "MISOGYNISTIC" WHEN IT OPERATES SO DIFFERENTLY FROM WESTERN CULTURE

HEY AND FUCK YOU—PEOPLE WERE FUCKING SLAUGHTERED UNDER MONGOL RULE. PARTS OF OUR CULTURE SHITTED ON. But nah, who fucking CARES. CUZ THE MONGOLS WERE SOOOOO GREAT AT GENDER EQUALITY LOLOLOL give me a FUCKING break

And stop stop what the FUCK this movie literally portrays Mongols as gray hulking evil beasts—look, their form is barely fucking human. Like how is this not racist?

You’re going to shit on MY culture and call it sexist for shit YOU KNOW 0 ABOUT, and then you’re gonna just ignore the blatant racism perpetrated against the people you’re praising.

Shut the fuck up. Mulan is not and never was about feminism. Stop trying to fucking warp my culture into your fucking little white feminism views. Sit the fuck down.

like
reblogged 2 weeks ago
08 Apr 2014 42,966 notes
FILED UNDER:
  #the princess and the frog    #disney    #princess and the frog  

The Princess and the Frog: concept art

like
reblogged 2 weeks ago
07 Apr 2014 309 notes
FILED UNDER:
  #brother bear    #disney    #visual department    #concept art  

Visual Development from Brother Bear by Paul Felix

like
reblogged 2 weeks ago
06 Apr 2014 84,385 notes
FILED UNDER:
  #atlantis    #atlantis: the lost empire    #language    #linguistics    #disney    #so amazing *o*    #Mark Okrand    #innercitylights  
acquaintedwithrask:

strampunkgear:

foreverdisneynerd:

For Atlantis, Disney needed a new language for the Atlantean people. To do this, Disney hired Mark Okrand, the man who also created the famous Klingon and Vulcan for the Star Trek series. In the Atlantean language, Mark Okrand’s main source for it’s roots and stems of its words are Proto-Indo-European,but as Okrand also described it as being the “tower of babel” or “root dialect” for all languages in the world, he also used ancient Chinese, Latin, Greek, Biblical Hebrew, along with many other ancient languages or their reconstructions. As such, you can actually learn to write and speak the language!

This film is so underrated it hurts.

ah this explains how they understood french and english so well almost instantly… better than the magical wind in Pocahontas that’s for sure

acquaintedwithrask:

strampunkgear:

foreverdisneynerd:

For Atlantis, Disney needed a new language for the Atlantean people. To do this, Disney hired Mark Okrand, the man who also created the famous Klingon and Vulcan for the Star Trek series. In the Atlantean language, Mark Okrand’s main source for it’s roots and stems of its words are Proto-Indo-European,but as Okrand also described it as being the “tower of babel” or “root dialect” for all languages in the world, he also used ancient Chinese, Latin, Greek, Biblical Hebrew, along with many other ancient languages or their reconstructions. As such, you can actually learn to write and speak the language!

This film is so underrated it hurts.

ah this explains how they understood french and english so well almost instantly… better than the magical wind in Pocahontas that’s for sure

like
reblogged 3 weeks ago
03 Apr 2014 29,072 notes
FILED UNDER:
  #fcuk    #the lion king    #disney    #omg  

eatsleepcrap:

uterushaver:

eatsleepcrap:

uterushaver:

eatsleepcrap:

Knock Knock

Who’s there

Mufasa

Mufasa who

image

simba, you have forgotten me

like
posted 3 weeks ago
30 Mar 2014 4 notes
FILED UNDER:
  #personal    #disney    #animation    #criticism    #representation    #representation in media  

People need to stop being afraid of criticizing Disney.

The company isnt going to collapse in on itself if you call out it’s problematic bullshit and expect more of an animation empire that has a lot of influence and power.

like
reblogged 1 month ago
21 Mar 2014 23,779 notes
FILED UNDER:
  #disney    #costumes  

californiapants:

Costumes from the new Disney Festival of Fantasy Parade

DUDE WHAT THE FUCK. THAT FIFTH ONE IS RAD

like
reblogged 1 month ago
20 Mar 2014 298,970 notes
FILED UNDER:
  #fanart    #cinderella    #disney    #lmao  
fuzzykitty01:

perel:

i do these when i dont know what to do

There is a fine line between genius and madness and you’re toeing it like a tightrope walker. 

fuzzykitty01:

perel:

i do these when i dont know what to do

There is a fine line between genius and madness and you’re toeing it like a tightrope walker. 

like