First there was Superheroes are for girls, too!, a website which showcased little girls who love superheroes. Now there's also Little Girls Are Better At Designing Superheroes Than You, a website which illustrates photographs of superhero-loving little girls. They're heartening pictures.
From the website's description:
Kids are more impressionable than you, but kids can also be less restricted by cultural gender norms than you. Kids are more creative than you, and they're better at making superheroes than you.
This is a mini art project where I draw superheroes based on the costumes worn by little girls.
Some of the designs are simple. Some feel kind of outrageous, but that's exactly what makes them awesome. All feel uplifting, especially when you consider that some of these costumes weren't made with girls in mind—not that these kids gave a damn! Stick a tutu on it, boom. Take a look:
And my favorite: