We feature fan art (here and here and here) from time to time… we are all about equal opportunity, and certainly feel there’s a place for such creativity. While some in the art community discount fan art because it is based on someone else’s original content, we are from the camp that believes fan art, though not necessarily a complete original expression of the artist because it is derived from already existing content, is a creative expression nonetheless. Fan artists add their own individual style, which is intrinsically expressive and unique. One such case is that of Montreal-based artist Dada, who has a clear penchant for Disney stories in particular. She draws familiar Disney characters not necessarily to mimic them exactly, but to present them in new and distinctive ways. Dada’s latest series merges beloved Disney heroes with their often maligned counterparts. Her drawing skills are impressive, and we love the process videos she often posts on social media. This nod to a very open and unfettered process of art making is certainly in the spirit of Disney, and just reinforces the sense that we all share a love and admiration for their wondrous storytelling. What fun it is to see these clear juxtapositions of good versus evil. Well done.

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Full video will be up on my YouTube channel soon 😊 #draw #drawing #sketch #doodle #illustration #art #artwork #fanart #disney #disneyworld #aladdin #jafar #colorpencil #instaart #instaartist #dada16808 #picoftheday #photooftheday #artoftheday #goodmorning

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Thank you guys for all the love and support this year! Doing a sale for all prints before the holidays, for 20% off please use promo code "DADAGIMME20". Sale will end next week on November 30th, I will then be closing my online shop end December and will re-open end January 2017 ❤️ For monthly goodies please support me on Patreon! (www.patreon.com/dada16808) #draw #drawing #doodle #illustration #sketch #art #artwork #fanart #disney #disneyworld #frozen #anna #elsa #instaart #instaartist #dada16808 #beauty #redhead #picoftheday #photooftheday #artoftheday #goodmorning

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Who's your favorite hero/villain? 😉 #draw #drawing #sketch #doodle #illustration #art #artwork #fanart #alice #aliceinwonderland #redqueen #instaart #instaartist #dada16808 #colorpencil #artoftheday #photooftheday #picoftheday #goodmorning

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