Disney Princess Time Periods Next to Portraits Through History

A few years ago while searching for fan art of Princess Aurora, I stumbled upon Claire Hummel's (shoomlah) digital art of Historical Princesses, in which she made the Disney heroines' signature dresses more historically accurate. As a way to calm myself down during my college application season (fall of 2015), I put her digital art…

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HC Reflection

There were things I wish I could have controlled. But I also cannot imagine things going any other way. There were openings that are now closing, but it's a good thing that I am used to that already. But I think the numbing this time will not last long, because a new beginning is fast…

Royal Patrons: “Make Me Look Good”

Having been a fan of Shakespeare in high school, I was well aware that Shakespeare's plays were influenced by his royal patrons. In my senior year of high school I wrote a research paper on how Shakespeare wrote The Tragedy of Macbeth to glorify King James and defend him being the new king of England as…

Art History: Cupid, Make them fall in Love

No one ever plans to fall in love with a specific person. It just happens randomly. It sneaks up on you. And when it does hit, you feel elevated and energized. Who understands love? It’s unpredictable. Cupid is the personification of all these states that make up the predicament of being in love and having…