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Costume Designs 2013-02-19 by jollyjack Costume Designs 2013-02-19 by jollyjack
A few costume designs for an idea I'm toying around with.

I had energetic Bond themes blasting away while sketching them out: [link]

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Quick-Step Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2013  Hobbyist
The costume designs here are just so eye catching!
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mahoukokorohime Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
I'd play it.
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DFX2K9 Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
The one up from the bottom looks cool, I like it.
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codyrush Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2013  Student Filmographer
I'm thinking 'Live and let die' was one of those themes.

For mariachi dragon (yeah, I'm from Arizona so I actually know something about Mexican and Hispanic culture) you could go with a dia de los muertos motif or something in a myan or Aztec: or go with a Pancho Villa look ("It is better to die on your feet than live on your knees."). Or more of a cartel sort of look. Like the yakuza they also have ink down to their balls: so if it's a Japanese character, you can play with the similarities. Mexican Catholicism is a mixed bag of myan traditions and catholic mythology. You could harness that kind of imagery. Also you could have her be from the Philippines, a.k.a. the only place in Asia where Spanish is a second language. Or she could be from Hawaii where gauchos were employed during America's Imperial hey day.

Here's some videos of the most bad ass Mexican to ever gun a man into a stump, El Mariachi: [link] [link] [link] [link] [link]

For the noir character, I'd research California in the roaring twenties. Maybe some Charlie Chan or Fu-Manchu. If you're going for a pulp character that is. 'Chinatown' with Jack Nicholson is also a kick ass avenue to explore for a character like this. If that's what you're going for.
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LucidARTDVC Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2013   Digital Artist
Mariachi Dragon is my favorite. There is something amazing in girls in short jackets.
And I looooove embroidery
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randomeye713 Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2013
I sense some Saint's Row in these sketches...
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V-ChristsW3apon Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2013  Student
I can' find a word good enough for how this makes me feel, so I'll simply use this phrase: "These designs are a great big bowl of inspiration!" Cheesy, yet true. XD
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BLloyd173 Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
It could just be my perv-ness kicking in, but I would love to see High Wire.
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MaineKaiza Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2013
i like the names u gave them :) that pretty sweet :)
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SniperMSG90 Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2013
So far Pack Rat's my favourite and not just for the cute backpack :P
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