Meet VertiGo, a robot that can roll on the ground and climb up walls. Disney Research Zurick and ETH Zurich (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology) utilized two tilting propellers that provide forward thrust to move this mobile robot on both horizontal vertical surface. Now make one big enough for a full size adult and take our money.
Like opening up a time capsule from technologies of years past, the following images show how much work and time was spent on making animated movies pre-cgi era.
Andrew Tarusov has been creating pin-up art for more than 5 years and after the viral success of “Disney Princess Pin-Up,” it was only a matter of time that devoted fans would request the same royal treatment of their wicked counterparts.
Jirka Väätäinen gives us a peek of what our beloved Disney characters would look like if they existed in real life. The Finnish graphic artist created his interpretation of each character’s persona complete with facial expressions unmistakably specific to each character.
Penelope Paws claims that she spends too much time watching television and movies. When she’s not doing that, she comes up with amazing watercolor art inspired by her favorite characters from the aforementioned media. Most of her fan art are derived from Studio Ghibli films.
Merging her love for coffee with her art background, illustrator Maria A. Aristidou creates images of some of her favorite things using water paint paper and up to five different coffee blends. From a charging elephant to a frolicking mermaid, the range of what can be done with a coffee stain is impressive.
To mark the release of Disney’s live-action version of “Cinderella” a truly remarkable one, Disney Consumer Products (DCP) asked luxury shoe designers for their own vision of the iconic glass slipper. Nine industry major heavy-hitters from Salvatore Ferragamo to René Caovilla stamped their signature styles on a modern take of the shoe and as expected, no details were spared.
Canadian artist Chris Hill reimagined our beloved Disney princesses to illustrate the seven deadly sins: wrath, greed, vanity, lust, envy, sloth, and gluttony. Hill’s intention was not to paint the characters in a negative light, “I am NO WAY saying the characters are evil. In fact I am saying the complete opposite! I made this […]
Artist Isaiah Stephens imagines what alternative costumes Disney ladies might wear to their next costume ball. Most of these princesses choose a more powerful role model than what’s normal for the Disney playbook. The illustrations are a playful juxtaposition of fictional worlds colliding.
Jeff Hong hijacks the magical world of Disney by bringing our beloved Disney characters into the scary truths of real life.