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I was watching 'strictly come dancing' Friday night, and was inspired to design this costume whilst watching Scott Maslen (Jack eastenders) dance the waltz with Natalie Lowe.


Their dance was quite raunchy and it made me think of designing a wedding inspired costume that it modern and contemporary.

I used gouache paint and then added sparkles using Gimp 2.

Excuse the blury-ness on the head  area my scanner didn't seem to pick it up properly.

I'm fairly happy with it, not sure what I did to the side of her head, it was suppose to be a bun but looks more like something growing out the side lol.


thanks for looking x

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