modern!au where gwen wears bright floral dresses and morgana listens to heavy metal and longs for the fall of corrupted government okay this is just really how it has to be
This isn’t great but… I NEED TO FILL THIS TUMBLR WITH SOMETHING?
Morgan refused to ask for anything but bubbline for Christmas so I drew her this and printed it really big so now she has to hang it on the wall. I went a little crazy with the hair 0______________0
deviantArtist shoomlah created a redesign of Pocahontas for her gorgeous “Historical Disney Princesses” series, in which she took cues from the films as to their probable time periods, researched the dress of those periods, and redrew the Princesses in clothing with a higher (though still stylized) degree of accuracy.
She received honest critique on some elements of her Pocahontas design, from people more familiar with actual 17th century Powhatan dress and history, some of whose ancestry was rooted in that history. And, to her very great credit, she took that critique graciously to heart and chose to create an even lovelier and more historically accurate version of her design which incorporated what she had learned. She also specifically cited her own concerns over misrepresenting a real person, as opposed to a fairy tale character, as part of her explanation for the change.
No hard feelings, no anger or insecurity. Just sensible integrity, an open heart, and a willingness to expand her own horizons.
This is how you do it, guys. ♥
Finally updated Pocahontas! I don’t think this is what people were expecting as the next entry in the series, but some of the criticisms of my first design have been eating away at me for years now and I needed to get off my ass and address them.
So hey! Spunky age-appropriate Pocahontas/Matoaka, sans feathers in the hair/European imagery/other superfluous details. This is closer to accounts and illustrations of Powhatan dress from the period, and I kinda think it’s closer to the Disney design anyway. WIN/WIN.
Thanks to everyone who’s educated my ass over the past couple of years, including moniquill, apihtawikosisan, this-is-not-native, and numerous others. You’ve made me a way more thoughtful artist in the process. :)
I can’t tell you how much I wanted that coat when I was younger- heck I’d still wear the hell out of it now!
I was going to post like, a big old bunch of doodles. But I really want to watch the dvd now. And as I said earlier, I’ve gotta wait for my Mum, so it’ll have to be tommorow now.
Hopefully my drawing mojo will be back by then because nothing I’ve done today has turned out how I want it to. D:
Avatar Kyoshi in a quiet moment, without her weapons or makeup. I like Isaia’s headcanon that Kyoshi had a female lover, so there she is in the background :)
“Men of Kyoshi Island… I will be holding a tournament to decide who will bear my daughter.”
“…but Avatar Kyoshi, men can’t get preg -.”
“It is a tournament to the death. The last man alive shall bear my daughter.”
“Fight, and Die well.” and then Kyoshi left her window, her lover making a face.
“Would you please stop making those declarations? Men really kill themselves for your honor!”
Kyoshi smiled. “I know.”