The Dance Lesson (detail), Edgar Degas, 1879
There was a clutter as the basilisk fangs cascaded out of Hermione’s arms. Running at Ron, she flung them around his neck and kissed him full on the mouth.
- HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS by J.K. Rowling (p. 625)
I’ve been kind of fascinated by portraits of European ladies for a while after making that Elsa picture, so somehow I ended up painting two more members of the Disney monarchy, barely resembling their original selves. I did a bit more research for these, though I’m far more satisfied with the plainer (and later drawn) Belle one than Ariel.
The most perfect conclusion about how “virginity” came to be I’ve ever encountered.
(17/100) favorite pictures of Winona Ryder