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Such a clever grown-up miss
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Published: November 9, 2011
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Just stepping in to give a quick DISCLAIMER - most of this art is five years old at this point and embarrassingly out-of-date!  I would love to redo these, armed with additional knowledge and wisdom, but my day job does't leave a ton of free time for personal projects.  Please take these with a grain of salt, and share accordingl; check out literally any of my more recent art if you're looking for more thoughtful historical fashion.  Thanks much!

Watch the process video here:
youtu.be/A8MN89-Fsxc

LAST ONE. Bwuh.

I adore Tangled for many reasons, but historical accuracy isn't one of them. It's actually the first Disney film that feels entirely set in its own fantasy world, with no real ties to any particular time period or setting- unless you count that ever-forgiving time period of "Ren Faire."

Since this is the last one in the series (so far as official princesses go), I thought I'd treat myself and just have fun with it. I drew up concepts for both the 16th century (the slashed sleeves) and 18th (Keane's initial inspiration), but in the interest of choosing a time period I hadn't touched yet I ended up going with the late Regency. There are a ton of gowns circa 1820 that have those inimitably princessy sleeves, and those palace guards aren't fooling anyone.

-Claire, who made a video for this but still needs to edit that nonsense together

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moonlitinuyasha1985's avatar
At this point, I've become used to historical inaccuracies in Disney.


You really did Punzie justice here. :D
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popscribbleHobbyist General Artist
she's so pretty!
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BaroqueMillipedeHobbyist Artisan Crafter
Lovely!
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birdquestHobbyist Traditional Artist
your drawn patterns are magnificent!
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Tweetles0Hobbyist Digital Artist
Very beautiful
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Madame-MozartHobbyist General Artist
Love her! >w<
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SojaOkitaStudent General Artist
Omg I love this so much! Would you mind if I based myself off of your design as reference for a future cosplay?
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shoomlahProfessional Digital Artist
no problem at all! :)
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LauraNikoProfessional Artisan Crafter
i MUST cosplay her and cinderella, ariel, and sleeping beauty x.x aaaaa >.<
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She looks a little Russian
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sparklemissStudent Artisan Crafter
You said the one condition for cosplaying your designs was to show you, so here is my cosplay of your wonderful design!

 sparklemiss.deviantart.com/art…

Thank you for creating such a gorgeous interpretation, I had such a fun time creating it! :)  
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shoomlahProfessional Digital Artist
aaaah, you look lovely!
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You certainly did your homework with the princesses! The gowns are absolutely breathtaking, and you are an incredible artist! I hope to see more in the future!
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sparklemissStudent Artisan Crafter
I am so in love with this absolutely beautiful artwork, and I'm so glad that you allow people to cosplay your designs - I'm planning to make this later this year!! I can't wait! :) 
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I think I prefer this one to the one in the movie. I love the lighting effects!
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pozolegirlHobbyist Traditional Artist
This is so beautiful!
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smile4142Student General Artist
Did you do Merida? From Brave?
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Elzasugarpop5Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Her hair and dress is very pretty. Also, the light haze that the lantern gives off is really eye-catching.
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dreamworkinHobbyist
Your titles are so clever :)
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IzzeyBelleHobbyist General Artist
I must say it, this is my favourite ^^
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