Edo japan character design

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Description A few studies of Edo hair fashion. --- NOTES from Kimono by Liza Dalby: “In the sixteenth century, the nobility ceased to be the sole source of fashion inspiration. Playgirls (asobime) – multitalented, trendy ladies who led rather public lives (sometimes glossed as ‘courtesans’) – wore their kosode belted with long tasseled silk cords. The cords, called Nogoya obi, were woven according to a style then popular in China, roped about the hips six or seven times, and tied in a…

Angela R. Sasser
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Here is my entry for the latest Artstation Character Design Challenge. You can also check all the sketches and design process on my submission post here: https://www.artstation.com/contests/feudal-japan/challenges/55/submissions/35489

Shona Heaney