Wonder Women

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My illustrations for 2016 and 2017 inktober. Theme: Rad Women in History

Irene Nadal
Florence Nightingale > The Lady with the Lamp. She was a british nurse, statistician and founder of modern nursing. Florence Nightingale Lamp, Nightingale Tattoo, Lamp Tattoo, Nurse Art, Wonder Women, Women In History, Cool Tattoos, Nursing, Art Ideas

Florence Nightingale > The Lady with the Lamp. She was a british nurse, statistician and founder of modern nursing.

Marie Curie > Marie Curie was a Polish-born French physicist and chemist and one of the most famous scientists of her time. Scientist Marie Curie was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize and the only person to win the award in two different fields — physics and chemistry. Marie Curie, Scary Stories To Tell, Physicist, Nobel Prize, Wonder Women, Women In History, Scientists, Inktober, Chemistry

Marie Curie > Marie Curie was a Polish-born French physicist and chemist and one of the most famous scientists of her time. Scientist Marie Curie was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize and the only person to win the award in two different fields — physics and chemistry.

Project History Printing Ideas Useful Molecular Structure Of Dna, Rna Virus, James Watson, Famous Models, Dna Test, Chemist, Women In History, Famous Women, Photo Illustration

#inktober Day 24: Rosalind Franklin > The Dark Lady of DNA. She was an English chemist and who made contributions to the understanding of the molecular structures of DNA RNA viruses coal and graphite. Using her knowledge of x-ray diffraction techniques she took the first photo of DNA referred to as Photo 51. Without her permission scientists James Watson and Francis Crick did what they saw in Photo 51 as the basis for their famous model of DNA for which they received a Nobel Prize in 1962…

#inktober Day 20: Serena Williams > Greatest female tennis player of all time.  She is an American professional tennis player. Williams is the first tennis player to win 23 Grand Slam singles titles in the Open Era. The Women's Tennis Association (WTA) has ranked her world No. 1 in singles on eight occasions.     #inktober #inktober2017 #ink #drawing #illustration #wonderwomen #serenawilliams #tennis #tennisplayer #womenstennis #grandslam Tennis Drawing, Tennis Association, Professional Tennis Players, Tennis Players Female, Her World, Serena Williams, Women In History, Inktober, All About Time

Instagram post by Irene Nadal • Oct 20, 2017 at 2:14pm UTC

#inktober Day 20: Serena Williams > Greatest female tennis player of all time. She is an American professional tennis player. Williams is the first tennis player to win 23 Grand Slam singles titles in the Open Era. The Women's Tennis Association (WTA) has ranked her world No. 1 in singles on eight occasions. #inktober #inktober2017 #ink #drawing #illustration #wonderwomen #serenawilliams #tennis #tennisplayer #womenstennis #grandslam

#inktober Day 29: Mae Jemison  She is an American engineer physician and NASA astronaut. She became the first woman of color woman to travel in space when she went into orbit aboard the Space Shuttle Endeavour on September 12 1992. She is also a dancer a Peace Corps volunteer and holds nine honorary doctorates in science engineering letters and the humanities.     #inktober #inktober2017 #ink #drawing #illustration #wonderwomen #maejemison #womeninspace #womenofnasa #womenintech #womeninstem… Women In History, Black History, Peace Corps, Nasa Astronauts, Flower Mandala, Mandala Pattern, Space Shuttle, Inktober, Dancer

Irene Nadal on Instagram: “#inktober Day 29: Mae Jemison She is an American engineer, physician and NASA astronaut. She became the first woman of color to travel in…”

#inktober Day 29: Mae Jemison She is an American engineer physician and NASA astronaut. She became the first woman of color woman to travel in space when she went into orbit aboard the Space Shuttle Endeavour on September 12 1992. She is also a dancer a Peace Corps volunteer and holds nine honorary doctorates in science engineering letters and the humanities. #inktober #inktober2017 #ink #drawing #illustration #wonderwomen #maejemison #womeninspace #womenofnasa #womenintech #womeninstem…

#inktober Day 23: Wu Zetian > Empress of China.  She was a Chinese sovereign who ruled unofficially as empress during the brief Zhou dynasty. Wu was the first Chinese woman to come to power on her own in 3000 years. In a highly patriarchal society she managed maintain power for decades as a highly competent ruler. Although her motives were to secure her own authority she made intelligent decisions that helped China to prosper.     #inktober #inktober2017 #ink #drawing #illustration… Wu Zetian, Zhou Dynasty, Wonder Women, Women In History, Ruler, Inktober, Sketch, Chinese, Doll

#inktober Day 23: Wu Zetian > Empress of China. She was a Chinese sovereign who ruled unofficially as empress during the brief Zhou dynasty. Wu was the first Chinese woman to come to power on her own in 3000 years. In a highly patriarchal society she managed maintain power for decades as a highly competent ruler. Although her motives were to secure her own authority she made intelligent decisions that helped China to prosper. #inktober #inktober2017 #ink #drawing #illustration…

#inktober Day 18: Benazir Bhutto  Benazir Bhutto was a Pakistani politician who became the first female prime minister of a Muslim country in 1988. Bhutto was a controversial figure often criticised as being inexperienced and corrupt while her career influenced a number of activists. After her two terms of office and an exile in London she returned to Pakistan in 2007 to participate in the general election but was killed by a suicide bomber.     #inktober #inktober2017 #ink #drawing… Wonder Women, Activists, Women In History, Muslim Women, Prime Minister, Inktober, Pakistani, Career, Number

#inktober Day 18: Benazir Bhutto Benazir Bhutto was a Pakistani politician who became the first female prime minister of a Muslim country in 1988. Bhutto was a controversial figure often criticised as being inexperienced and corrupt while her career influenced a number of activists. After her two terms of office and an exile in London she returned to Pakistan in 2007 to participate in the general election but was killed by a suicide bomber. #inktober #inktober2017 #ink #drawing…

#inktober Day 10: Rigoberta Menchu  She is a Guatemalan Indian-rights activist and spokesperson. She received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1992 in recognition of her work for Indian rights and ethno-cultural reconciliation not only in Guatemala but in the Western Hemisphere generally. Menchú has also been a vocal opponent of the effects of globalization or the increasing dominance of multinational corporations in the world's economy. She has also become a figure in indigenous political parties… Effects Of Globalization, Nobel Peace Prize, Running For President, Wonder Women, Political Party, Women In History, Inktober, Doll, Culture

#inktober Day 10: Rigoberta Menchu She is a Guatemalan Indian-rights activist and spokesperson. She received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1992 in recognition of her work for Indian rights and ethno-cultural reconciliation not only in Guatemala but in the Western Hemisphere generally. Menchú has also been a vocal opponent of the effects of globalization or the increasing dominance of multinational corporations in the world's economy. She has also become a figure in indigenous political parties…

#inktober Day 30: Camile Claudel  She was a French sculptor known for her work in bronze and stone. She arrived at Auguste Rodin's studio at the age of 19 to work as his assistant but before long she became his model lover and muse. Because of Rodin's fame she made a conscious effort to distance her work from Rodin's style. She did not receive many official commissions because her style was highly unusual for the contemporary conservative tastes. She died in relative obscurity but has gained… French Sculptor, Camille Claudel, Oct 30, Auguste Rodin, Women In History, Brush Strokes, Irene, Her Style, Inktober

Instagram post by Irene Nadal • Oct 30, 2017 at 4:04pm UTC

#inktober Day 30: Camile Claudel She was a French sculptor known for her work in bronze and stone. She arrived at Auguste Rodin's studio at the age of 19 to work as his assistant but before long she became his model lover and muse. Because of Rodin's fame she made a conscious effort to distance her work from Rodin's style. She did not receive many official commissions because her style was highly unusual for the contemporary conservative tastes. She died in relative obscurity but has gained…

 Junko Tabei was a Japanese alpinist and the first woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest. She was also the first woman to ascend all Seven Summits by climbing the highest peak on every continent. Women In History, Mountaineering, Continents, Inktober, Mount Everest, Wonder Woman, Japanese, Drawings, Climbing

#inktober Day 14: Junko Tabei > Mountaineering pioneer. Junko Tabei was a Japanese alpinist and the first woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest. She was also the first woman to ascend all Seven Summits by climbing the highest peak on every continent. #inktober #inktober2017 #ink #drawing #illustration #wonderwomen #junkotabei #mountaineering #mountaineer #alpinist #everest #sevensummits #mounteverest

#inktober Day 26: Helen Keller  She was an American author political activist and lecturer. At 19 months old she was stricken by an illness that left her blind and deaf. Keller's autobiography The Story of My Life was used as the basis for The Miracle Worker a television drama and a Broadway play of the same title that tell the story of how Helens teacher Anne Sullivan helped her make tremendous progress with her ability to communicate. Keller went on to college becoming the first deaf-blind… 19 Month Old, The Miracle Worker, Anne Sullivan, Broadway Plays, Helen Keller, Wonder Women, Women In History, Story Of My Life, Inktober

#inktober Day 26: Helen Keller She was an American author political activist and lecturer. At 19 months old she was stricken by an illness that left her blind and deaf. Keller's autobiography The Story of My Life was used as the basis for The Miracle Worker a television drama and a Broadway play of the same title that tell the story of how Helens teacher Anne Sullivan helped her make tremendous progress with her ability to communicate. Keller went on to college becoming the first deaf-blind…

#inktober Day 16: Katharine Hepburn  She was an American actress. Known for her fierce independence and spirited personality her career lasted more than six decades. Hepburn refused to behave as the traditional Hollywood starlet choosing to wear mens clothes and no makeup at all times. She received four Academy Awardsa record for any performerfor Best Actress. In 1999 Hepburn was named by the American Film Institute as the greatest female star of of all time.     #inktober #inktober2017 #ink… Womens Institute, Film Institute, Katharine Hepburn, Wonder Women, Female Stars, Women In History, Best Actress, Classic Hollywood, American Actress

#inktober Day 16: Katharine Hepburn She was an American actress. Known for her fierce independence and spirited personality her career lasted more than six decades. Hepburn refused to behave as the traditional Hollywood starlet choosing to wear mens clothes and no makeup at all times. She received four Academy Awardsa record for any performerfor Best Actress. In 1999 Hepburn was named by the American Film Institute as the greatest female star of of all time. #inktober #inktober2017 #ink…

#inktober Day 9: Mary Wollstonecraft  She was an English writer who advocated for women's equality. In her book A Vindication of the Rights of Woman which calls for women and men to be educated equally she established the basis of modern feminism. Today Wollstonecraft is regarded as one of the founding feminist philosophers.     #inktober #inktober2017 #ink #drawing #illustration #wonderwomen #marywollstonecraft #womanwriter #womensequality #rightsofwomen #feminist Feminism Today, Modern Feminism, English Writers, Wonder Women, Women In History, Inktober, Equality, Artsy, Woman

#inktober Day 9: Mary Wollstonecraft She was an English writer who advocated for women's equality. In her book A Vindication of the Rights of Woman which calls for women and men to be educated equally she established the basis of modern feminism. Today Wollstonecraft is regarded as one of the founding feminist philosophers. #inktober #inktober2017 #ink #drawing #illustration #wonderwomen #marywollstonecraft #womanwriter #womensequality #rightsofwomen #feminist

#inktober Day 25: Wilma Mankiller  She was the first woman elected to serve as chief of the Cherokee Nation. Mankiller worked for several years as an indigenous and womens rights advocate. She participated in the Alcatraz Occupation and was greatly inspired by it to become more active in Native American issues.     #inktober #inktober2017 #ink #drawing #illustration #wonderwomen #wilmamankiller #cherokee #cherokeenation #nativeamericanwoman Cherokee Nation, Native American Women, Wonder Women, Women In History, Inktober, Nativity, Faces, Doll, Culture

Instagram post by Irene Nadal • Oct 25, 2017 at 2:32pm UTC

#inktober Day 25: Wilma Mankiller She was the first woman elected to serve as chief of the Cherokee Nation. Mankiller worked for several years as an indigenous and womens rights advocate. She participated in the Alcatraz Occupation and was greatly inspired by it to become more active in Native American issues. #inktober #inktober2017 #ink #drawing #illustration #wonderwomen #wilmamankiller #cherokee #cherokeenation #nativeamericanwoman

Audrey Hepburn > Born in Brussels, she was a British actress, model, dancer and philanthropist. Audrey Hepburn was a talented performer known for her beauty and elegance, and she remains one of Hollywood's greatest style icons. She is one of the 12 people who have won Academy, Emmy, Grammy and Tony Awards. Audrey Hepburn Born, Wonder Women, British Actresses, Women In History, Thing 1 Thing 2, Brussels, Inktober, Style Icons, Dancer

Audrey Hepburn > Born in Brussels, she was a British actress, model, dancer and philanthropist. Audrey Hepburn was a talented performer known for her beauty and elegance, and she remains one of Hollywood's greatest style icons. She is one of the 12 people who have won Academy, Emmy, Grammy and Tony Awards.

#inktober Day 28: Yayoi Kusama  She is a Japanese avant-garde artist and writer. She suffered from mental illness as a child and used her hallucinations and personal obsessions to fuel her artmaking as a survival mechanism. Throughout her career she has worked in a wide variety of media with a thematic interest in psychedelic colors repetition and pattern. A precursor of the pop art minimalist and feminist art movements Kusama inspired her contemporaries such as Andy Warhol Yoko Ono and… Psychedelic Colors, Avant Garde Artists, Yoko Ono, Damien Hirst, Yayoi Kusama, Feminist Art, Wonder Women, Women In History, Andy Warhol

#inktober Day 28: Yayoi Kusama She is a Japanese avant-garde artist and writer. She suffered from mental illness as a child and used her hallucinations and personal obsessions to fuel her artmaking as a survival mechanism. Throughout her career she has worked in a wide variety of media with a thematic interest in psychedelic colors repetition and pattern. A precursor of the pop art minimalist and feminist art movements Kusama inspired her contemporaries such as Andy Warhol Yoko Ono and…