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Hello everyone! Just an update so that you'll know where to submit your artworks. :)

- Maiko Henshin - These are photos taken in professional Maiko Henshin studios in Japan, where you pay for a dressing and photography session. Geiko Henshin photos are, of course, also welcome!

- Maiko Cosplay - Maiko and Geiko ensembles created individually. These can be convention photos, at home photos, personal photoshoots, etc.

- Kanzashi & Katsura - Kanzashi hair accessories and styled wigs.

- Kitsuke - Kimono ensembles of any sort! Everything from summer yukata to formal furisode. :)

- Artwork - Paintings, drawings, photo manips, digital art, etc, of maiko and geiko.
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Welcome to Sisters of Gion!

:star:Welcome to the community!:star:

:bulletgreen:Membership is open to all geisha/maiko enthusiasts who endeavour to recreate the geisha look through costume, crafts, dance, etc.

:bulletpurple:The main focus of this group is costuming/cosplay, however, westernized versions (cyber-geisha, "sexy geisha" costumes, etc) will not be accepted.

:bulletgreen:Maiko Henshin pictures are perfectly acceptable, and we would love to see them!

:bulletblue:Please submit artwork to its appropriate folder.

:bulletpink:To submit a piece, click the "contribute art" button above. You can then select a piece from your own gallery to submit to the group.

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hanatsukuri Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2017
Expired submission... resubmitting.
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hanatsukuri Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2017
Expired submission, resubmission 
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sayuri-chan86 Featured By Owner May 30, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hello!
I'm sorry for asking this but I don't suppose you'd accept taikomochi related art, would you? Do you know of a group that would allow male (or both genders) entertainers' art?
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Ketsueki-Yue Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2014
Thank you very much for allowing me to join! ^-^
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Maiko-Girl Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
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Feel free to check out this project on Kickstarter people,its a chance to help support and own a photo book of the highly mysterious and elusive Geisha culture in the ancient town of Kyoto, and its landscapes.
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Jashi-Chan Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
where would you to submit a photo of a real geisha?
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Abayomi Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
In the Artwork folder. :)
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Jashi-Chan Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
really? its a photo of a real geisha... but okie :)
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OjouLaFlorDeNieve Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Hello~ I just wanna ask something... Most of the website I surfed said Otaiko Musubi isn't suitable for Furisode... I know how to tie Fukura Suzume and Bunko Musubi but I feel inconvenient using that kind of Musubi and it needs someone to help me to tie it sadly none of my friends and family knows how to tie the musubi... :/ I can tie Otaiko Musubi real quick and I feel convenient with it... Wonder if Otaiko Musubi can be suitable for Furisode... D: ???
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Abayomi Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
From everything I've read and been told, otaiko musubi isn't really suitable with furisode. Bunko would work, but fukura suzume would look fabulous with it! :) Really, if otaiko is what you're comfortable with, then you should still go for it. :) Once you have more practice with the other musubi, then you can wear those in the future.
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