Everyone knows those famous little bare buns. Did you know that was the work of Joyce Ballantyne?
Joyce did lots and lots of art, everything from paper dolls to pin-us! Wonderful pin-ups like these:
Even advertising pin-ups the women would like! Oh, yes, and some guys, too.
Here's an evocative number from a tire ad!
Here's Joyce celebrating her accomplishments in her later years:
She was sometimes miffed that ALL anyone ever wanted to talk to her about was the Coppertone Girl-- who, by the way, was modeled by Joyce's own daughter!
Naturally, that ad has been copied and parodied a million times or more, like this one Kylie Minogue and Company did:
But with the appearance of thongs and whatnot, some women actually want tanned bottoms!
Which was the idea behind this "DISCIPLINE & DESIRE" WolfieToon from 2008:
Now to round this entry out (heh!) a couple more bare beach bums burning!
Ooh, here's a familiar pair!