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amethystducky
10-04-2010, 07:38 AM
I'm looking for help with a costume I'm trying to do ( in two weeks ffff).

The character is a humanoid/gijinka version of this one; http://metalik-fairy.deviantart.com/gallery/#/d2em790 Lolanthrocar

As you can see he has a Persian/Eastern theme to him and I'm looking for some clothes to go with this.

The costume will consist of a hindu style mask; http://www.google.co.uk/images?q=hindu%20mask&oe=utf-8&rls=org.mozilla:en-GB:official&client=firefox-a&um=1&ie=UTF-8&source=og&sa=N&hl=en&tab=wi&biw=1024&bih=578
A tail.
Digitagrade legs.
Poss. Wings.

Googling about for Arabian costume brings up this sorta thing; http://www.google.co.uk/images?hl=en&client=firefox-a&rls=org.mozilla:en-GB:official&q=arabian%20fancy%20dress&um=1&ie=UTF-8&source=og&sa=N&tab=wi&biw=1024&bih=578

I like the 'Alladin' look.

ctg21361
10-05-2010, 08:16 AM
I'm looking for help with a costume I'm trying to do ( in two weeks ffff).

The character is a humanoid/gijinka version of this one; http://metalik-fairy.deviantart.com/gallery/#/d2em790 Lolanthrocar

As you can see he has a Persian/Eastern theme to him and I'm looking for some clothes to go with this.

The costume will consist of a hindu style mask; http://www.google.co.uk/images?q=hindu%20mask&oe=utf-8&rls=org.mozilla:en-GB:official&client=firefox-a&um=1&ie=UTF-8&source=og&sa=N&hl=en&tab=wi&biw=1024&bih=578
A tail.
Digitagrade legs.
Poss. Wings.

Googling about for Arabian costume brings up this sorta thing; http://www.google.co.uk/images?hl=en&client=firefox-a&rls=org.mozilla:en-GB:official&q=arabian%20fancy%20dress&um=1&ie=UTF-8&source=og&sa=N&tab=wi&biw=1024&bih=578

I like the 'Alladin' look.



I don't really see Arabic as I see Indian in it. You talk about the Indian mask, so why not go Indian altogether? All you're getting in the Arabic costume from the results I see in your Google search are more of the Orientalist fantasy style of dress (at least for the women, the "I Dream of Jeannie" look consisting of a bra, harem pants, etc.) Why not just go full Indian with a bharatanatyam costume inspiration, as that was what came to mind when I saw the pic.

Google Images for bharatanatyam are like this (http://www.google.com/images?q=bharata%20natyam&rls=com.microsoft:*&oe=UTF-8&startIndex=&startPage=1&um=1&ie=UTF-8&source=og&sa=N&hl=en&tab=wi).