This blog post is a big toast (with high-pitched cheers) to Mary Blair’s 100th birthday and her many merry concept art done for Walt Disney. All the whimsical stories felt concrete in our eyes as kids because of her beautiful and vibrant illustrations for Alice in Wonderland, Peter Pan, and Cinderella.
Alice in Wonderland (1951)
Peter Pan (1953)
For Mary Blair, the Google homepage featured this beautiful logo:
Ms. Blair’s magic does not just stop there. Apart from the many other contributions to art, her masterpieces continue to live as her descendants graced her lasting legacy through a sophisticated online gallery, with special features on artworks done by her husband Lee and brother Preston. You may check out the beautiful, fancy pieces here.