Friday, October 21, 2011

10 Amazing Images by Mary Blair

Mary Blair was a master of color, certainly, but she was no less gifted in her ability to convey atmosphere. She applied impressive tonality and texture with pastels and created conceptual hallmarks during the golden age of animation with her work on Disney's Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, Peter Pan and Alice in Wonderland.

In celebration of 100 years since her birth on October 21st, 1911, here are 10 amazing images by Mary Blair that have left a lasting impression on me over the years and contributed to my own development as an artist: