Before you learn how to draw Princess Tiana, did you know?
- Tiana is the only Disney Princess to have a dead father and a living mother.
- Tiana as the protagonist, is present and relevant for the entire film, but her screen time as a human was limited to 19 minutes, despite what DVD cover arts and promotional stuff showed (Not including deleted scenes).
- Tiana is left handed.
- Tiana is the Disney Princess seen wearing the most outfits. In total, she wore 11 on different occasions (10 if you don’t count the dress she wore as a child).
- Several other African American celebrities wanted the role of Tiana, including model and television personality Tyra Banks, singer-songwriter Alicia Keys and recording artist Jennifer Hudson.
- The Princess and the Frog is the second Disney Princess movie that was set in America (New Orleans, Louisiana). The other was Pocahontas, set in Virginia.
- According to Disneystrology, her birthday would be on December 25th.
- Tiana is franchised with her green wedding gown, but without the veil.
- Tiana is the first African American character to make appearances at Disney theme parks.
- Tiana is currently the last Princess shown in traditional, hand drawn animation.
- Despite being left handed, Tiana is showing signing a paper with her right hand in her fantasy during the “Almost There” number.
- The Muppet’s Show: Going Going Gonzo, Dr. Teeth suggests to Scooter, who is reevaluating his lifestyle, to go to Louisiana and talk to a voodoo woman named Tiana. [wikia]
Now go ahead and learn how to draw Princess Tiana for yourself by following the simple steps in this video. If you think your drawing turned out awesome, please send it to me so I can post it on this site. Click here to go to the ‘share your drawing’ page.