Marisole Monday: Tones & Shades

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I gave a preview of these paper doll pieces a few days ago, though I had to stay up fairly late to finish them. Han Chinese clothing was a major influence over this set, particularly the quju. I also wanted to do with some Asian costumes what has, traditionally, been done with European dress in most fantasy. I’ve been sort of on this fantasy costumes inspired by regional dress kick. There’s even this elf inspired by Africa which I just finished, though she’s not ready for posting.

The major delay for me with these was so much pattern and how to make it look good together while still keeping the color schemes interesting. Color used to scare me. Actually, it still does scare me a little, but I think it can smell fear, so I keep up a brave face. Color Scheme Designer is one of the tools I use to help be figure what colors go together. It’s fun, fairly simple, and usually I don’t feel like a complete moron while using it.

Usually.

Did I mention I think her wigs are nifty? Because I do. That is all.

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4 Responses to Marisole Monday: Tones & Shades

  1. April says:

    Love it! =D

  2. RLC says:

    Thank you, April.

  3. Sara says:

    Ooooo! I love these! I knew they were going to be awesome when I saw the sketches. They’re just beautiful =)

  4. Deborah K says:

    So far this Marisole is my favorite! Her dresses are lovely! Thank you!

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