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Art Nouveau Costume Designs VII by Hannah-Alexander Art Nouveau Costume Designs VII by Hannah-Alexander
Here are the final three of my Disney Princess Series! Tiana > Anna > Tinkerbell

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Construction Notes - (Please keep in mind these are vague estimations of how to construct these pieces - the designs are concepts!!)
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Tiana: I hated Tiana's original dress. That leaf monstrousity did not do her justice imo. Sorry if you disagree, but I did not like it at all! So when recreating that dress I decided to take inspiration from 1920s-30s dress designs. 20s dresses are heavy on the embroidery. Tiana's dress looks heavy on top (in fact, 20s dresses often were heavy from embellishment!!) but it should blend nicely into the fabric as it is all in shades of green. There's a heck of a lot of beading work going on here. The skirt is dip dyed chiffon. There's feathers in the headpiece, it's pretty similar to this piece here. . All the diamontes across her upper chest are glued onto skin coloured, sheer netting/fabric. The little flower on the corset part of the bodice is a broach. 

Anna: Ah, much requested Anna. She was a lot of fun to do! I took a few elements from her coronation dress as well as her 'main' dress. In an ideal world her braid would be fishtail braids. I pictured the dark section of the dress as velvet, but there's no way you can dipdye that, so just go for some heavy duty cotton for the stiff look. The underskirt is ombre chiffon. Her cape thingy is sheer - maybe something like organza? The gloves are those kind that cut off half way down he hand. They feel weird to wear but they look so cool imo. You could make her headdress with embellished lace, secured to the head with elastic of bobby pins. It wraps all the way round the back of her head. It look similar to this piece here.

Tinkerbell: The main part I struggled to convey through illustration was the multiple layers of chiffon in her skirt. Its big and poofy and the ankle-length panel at the back should have a pretty long train. It should look really floaty! I wanted to create a dress that looked like it had been dipped in fairy dust. So I would choose a chiffon that's already studded with gems, then add some thick gold beads at the end. Heck, throw in a layer of irridescent organza in there too! Just go to town on it. The flowers on her bodice are constructed with layers of chiffon. I would even bother hemming them - fairies always strike me as wearing dresses that are little frayed and wild looking. There's feather on the tops of her shoes :3 Also, just go to town on the flowers in her hair. Again, she needs to look like she's rolled out a magical woodland, ahah! 

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You're welcome to cosplay any of these designs! If you do, you can tag me on Instagram (hannah_alexander24) or Facebook! Links below. 

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:iconkevstown:
Kevstown Featured By Owner 6 days ago
This series is frickin amazing! I love your artwork. I gotta ask, any chance we will see a version of Moana?? 
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theartisan2 Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2017  Hobbyist Filmographer
these are so pretty!
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SeraphinaPitchiner Featured By Owner May 20, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
These are incredible! I'd love to wear any of them!
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AnimeKoneko242 Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2017
Love these pictures. They look regal. 
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Chinnsyn Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2017
This series is a good time.
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kara023 Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2016

I really love your designs! Especially Anna’s. It is absolutely beautiful.
I sewed this costume for an Anna doll (I hope you are not mad that I did it without asking you first but I could not help myself I just had to do it ^^). Don’t worry all the credits for this amazing dress are yours. ^^

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Jeanpy-Mindopano9 Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2016
I'm #dead
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ManuelaRusso Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2016
It would be awesome to see a Lottie (Tiana's bff) design :heart: ... maybe matched with the Tiana's one **
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Gryephon Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
You did a great job with tinkerbell, it seems so fitting.
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LaEnigmaDama Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2016
Ika Musume (Sparkle Eyes) [V1] I love the redesigns of the dresses!! And the detailing and breakdown of the inspiration is fabulous!! I wish I could wear them in real life! :clap: :heartemote: :clap: Fantastic Job!!
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:icononeechan00:
Oneechan00 Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
oh  this is so beautiful!! i adore it!!
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briarhearts906 Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
i love this so much! 
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msvdlugt Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2016
you are awesome, i needed this hahah your designs are all beautiful, keep it up!
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Kyoungcosplay Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Hi I love your designs and have been admiring them for so long. I've only just got deviantart and wanted to ask if i could make a cosplay of your tinkerbell?
Thank you so much x
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GAMINGGLITCH Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2016
The dresses are absolutely gorgeous
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xoWish Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2016
This reminds me of your tinkerbells! lillyxandra.deviantart.com/art… Both are so lovely *O*
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Martsuia Featured By Owner May 18, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
WHAT LOL IT'S TITLED HANNAH ALEXANDER. sigh
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xoWish Featured By Owner May 19, 2017
Yes I saw that! That's why I said it reminded me of it because before I saw the name I instantly thought of the dress that I had seen first instead of this one haha! I was not implying that you stole it or anyone stole it I was just commenting on how lovely I found the design.

No need for the sighs you'll be ok :)
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Hannah-Alexander Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
That's because it is based on my design, it even says in the title ;)
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:iconxowish:
xoWish Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2016
It's amazing though!
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:iconatram95:
atram95 Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2016  Hobbyist Artist
Fantastic Work!!
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:iconpencils2pens:
pencils2pens Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Yes!! Art Nouveau! Alphonse Mucha! I love it!:happybounce: Heart 
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gph-artist Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2016  Professional Traditional Artist
These have all been great, but the Tink is my absolute favorite.  My little girls raved, too.
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Eillice Featured By Owner May 25, 2016
If it was up to me, I'd let you design all my dresses, make up, hair.... and heck if ever you learn magic spells to make me as dazzling as your drawings, feel free I volunteer as your first experiment!!! These are lovely!!!
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dividezero Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2016  Professional Traditional Artist
So many awesomes in one picture
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JustAnAspiringArtist Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2016
I love these!
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ThIsAnGeLhAsNoWiNgS Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2016
Man this looks so AMAZING Lovey-dovey Fella (Love) 
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Narsyth Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You could totally be a fashion designer with all these. Nod 
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elaarte Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
wow I love art  nouveau and your work is amazing
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RaindropCosplay Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2015  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Have you ever considered doing a Charlotte from Princess and the Frog?
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5KidsEntertainment Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
shit boi tiana is killin me <3333
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:iconelsaariel:
ElsaAriel Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I love Anna and Tink!
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:iconaru:
aru Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2015  Professional General Artist
These are stunning!!
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LoveoftheArts Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Oh my gosh Ana looks freakin' AWESOME!!! LOVE IT!
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LDboy Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Last set of gorgeous women, let's do this!
Tiana looks much improved with a dress reminiscent of the roaring 20's. All that embroidery pulls the whole thing together with the nature look.
Anna, the spare, and yet she is ready for what comes next. She can make the spring come before it even leaves.
Do you hear those voices whispering in the woods? Those are the fairies jealous of Tink and her nature inspired ensemble. She may be a tinker but this is one fairy ready to go frolicking through the flowers.
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sha-arts Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2015  Professional General Artist
Beautiful and elegant...:) I can't pick a fav!
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GraceAnneDraws Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2015
Beautiful! Please check out my art, it would mean a lot to me!
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TerraLumiere Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2015
LOVE LOVE LOVE  :)
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artboy-2 Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Tiana and Anna look like queens! So regal and gorgeous!
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primavistax Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
fantastic!:))
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LaoBa Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2015
Deeply impressed. Very nice work on both the characters and the costumes.
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LordAkiyama Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Very lovely designs. I particularly like how Anna came out.
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TeraStormTAS Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
Beautiful work!Anna  Frozen icon 
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benfrenZ Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Tiana tho. Nod  *Queen*
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Rubina1970 Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Your work should be studied in books
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GrasiAndrade Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2015
Perfect as always *_*
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Blue-marin Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2015
Wonderful
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:iconreminel:
Reminel Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I love Tinkerbells hair! *^*
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LeDarkness1 Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2015
I love these! And great take on Tink's outfit!
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MVRysis Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Hi, would you mind if I cosplay Tinkerbell based off your design? I'll be tweaking a few things so that I'm using existing materials etc. Your design just looks so fun and amazing :) I'll credit your page as the artist and link the completed cosplay to you so you can see :) (but it will only be later this year, still have a few projects I'm working on now)
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