Sunday, November 17, 2013

Queen of the Planets

Inspired by a fantasy costume from an old film, this was meant as a costume design for a large or "plus-size" woman. The ultramarine blue is one of my favorite colors, especially paired with a black velvet dress and purple ribbons. At one point a costumer in the Baltimore area was planning to make this costume for herself to wear at a convention masquerade but nothing came of it. I thought I had never depicted a lady with "cleavage" but I guess I have at least once.

"Queen of the Planets" is watercolor and ink on illustration board, 7" x 10", May 2002.

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