Escher Girls

Float like a butterfly, Sting like a WTF!?

This is a blog to archive and showcase the prevalence of certain ways women are depicted in illustrated pop media, specifically how women are posed, drawn, distorted, and/or sexualized out of context, often in ridiculous, impossible or disturbing ways that sacrifice storytelling.

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There truly is nothing more graceful in nature than geese taking flight.

There truly is nothing more graceful in nature than geese taking flight.

Two submissions which I’ll do together!

Askara submitted:

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and J. submitted:

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This might be more in the purview of Boobs Don’t Work That Way, so I’ll leave the obvious unsaid, but there’s one thing both have in common: I don’t think they’re for people with foot fetishes.

It looks almost alive.

It looks almost alive.

This is what it looks like when action figures make love.

This is what it looks like when action figures make love.

Pro-tip: When sketching from mannequins, make sure that all of the legs are attached to the body.
(Then again, maybe this is just a follow-up to this.  Who says comics lack continuity?)

Pro-tip: When sketching from mannequins, make sure that all of the legs are attached to the body.

(Then again, maybe this is just a follow-up to this.  Who says comics lack continuity?)

Angry turret girl is angry.

Angry turret girl is angry.

Weird torsos, missing arms, feet with invisible high heels, armpit-boobs, missing hips, and plasticine all over the place… and yet this seems so tame after that OMGWTF schoolgirl picture.

Weird torsos, missing arms, feet with invisible high heels, armpit-boobs, missing hips, and plasticine all over the place… and yet this seems so tame after that OMGWTF schoolgirl picture.

AH!  Three-dimensional fail!

AH!  Three-dimensional fail!

Dear artist: don’t trace pin up posters if you are doing a fight scene.  I love how you can tell where the floor is in the source image.  Also her left foot… that better be the deadly Sexy Foot Ninja Cobra Strike.  Of doom.

Dear artist: don’t trace pin up posters if you are doing a fight scene.  I love how you can tell where the floor is in the source image.  Also her left foot… that better be the deadly Sexy Foot Ninja Cobra Strike.  Of doom.

*gapes*
Calf… foot… calf… foot… calf… FOOT
Her calf is in profile… her foot is facing us.  HOW.

*gapes*

Calf… foot… calf… foot… calf… FOOT

Her calf is in profile… her foot is facing us.  HOW.