Eeee it looks so great on you!!!
My friend, was-that-a-pun, makes the coolest little baubles and has a real eye for detail. Love, love, love.
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"Rumors have begun to spread, The dragon Smaug has not been seen in many years… Perhaps the vast wealth of our people lies unprotected… perhaps it is time to take back Erebor!"
Forgot to post this during Anime Expo, but here’s a sketch commission I did of the majestic Thorin Oakenshield from the film version of The Hobbit.
In addition to exhibiting at Anime Expo, I was able to attend the Labyrinth of Jareth Masquerade Ball last weekend and show off my costumes I’ve been slaving over for months.
Our masks were designed by Merimask, mine being the very first in her rabbit series as a custom request (and I believe the only pink one to date).
For the costumes, I made:
-My corset vest, with brown tweed front, chocolate and black damask back, faux leather tabs, steel boning, busk closure, and bias trim.
-My 5-tier bustle skirt made with peach crepe satin and double-tiered black lace trim.
-My tophat styled with pale orange roses and freesias, peach ribbon, and black lace.
-My husband’s waistcoat with gray tweed front, striped lining and back, full lapels, bound buttonholes, single-welt fully lined pockets, belted tie, and fox-head buttons.
-My husband’s 1860’s inspired tailcoat with teal silk lapels, pleated tails, silk lining, and fox-head button details.
-My husband’s cravat made of teal floral brocade.
-The matching boutonnière with teal rosebuds.
-And I dyed and fitted his tuxedo shirt with French seams.
The ball was marvelous, as expected, full of gorgeous costume eye-candy far as one could see. A must for any lover of fantasy.
Oh my goodness, guys! I had the most amazing time at Anime Expo! Thank you to everyone who came out to visit me! And thank you to all the artists and creatives for continuing to be awesome. I’ve already signed up for next year and I can’t wait!
Yesterday something amazing happened… 30 kid-writers and 20 grown-up artists released a collaboration of epic proportions.
I’m also quoted in the article discussing my involvement in the project by 916 INK, a company that teaches and promotes youth literacy.
inspired by sarahrstraub's little sketchies here:
Augh! Grinning because I inspired Leslie to gesture some sezzy girly-monsters. Totally needed this today. :D
The Warrior Snow Beastie looks out onto the path before him, ready for adventure