Sketch of the week: 15-Cosmos gown

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I was so busy the last two weeks that I haven’t had time to do my sketch of the week post. In fact, I missed a few weeks over the last couple of months, but I will do my best to be more frequent again.

These are the sketches for Cosmos Exploratum Genesis project I had mentioned in late November. They are quite old-older than the doll itself, but due to a strange indecision I’m suffering in regards with this doll, I haven’t been able to take any of these costume ideas to the next level. The only thing that has ever felt somewhat right is the ink sketch in the foreground. That was the first one and it appears has remained the only one after all this time.

Right now I’m sketching down the oxygen tank ideas, but I don’t know how I’m going to approach it yet. There is something incredibly challenging about this doll. The solution is probably so simple….

25 Responses

  1. Annina says:

    oh yay a new sketch, i love your drawing style!
    hmm she does seem to be a tough one, i have to say i would find a dress like the ink sketch one a little too boring for her, somehow i feel like it shouldn’t be a dress but something completely new, but really, i’m not sure what that should be.
    something really unconventional..
    good luck with breaking that tough nut!

  2. noxy says:

    ooOOooo… for Cosmos, I think I like the dress on the top right best – but the gown in ink is beautiful and should definitely be considered for another doll. lol. Can’t wait to see how you end up dressing this doll! Nothing wrong with just an oxygen tank and heels. Good luck with her. Really. :)

  3. Marina says:

    Really, Annina, you like my drawing style? Thank you. But the thing is, I don’t believe I have a style. See, I am what I like to call a good copier. Strictly when it comes to 2D medium such as drawing or painting though. Meaning that I can easily emulate the style I wish my drawing to resemble, but I don’t have my own.

    All my drawings and paintings were just a collection of some other artist’s style that I happened to admire at the time.

    I can’t seem to find myself in 2D. Everything that is remotely original (if there is such a thing) that I have ever made, was tactile and sculptural. Something I could create with my fingers as opposed to a brush or a pencil.

    I enjoy painting the doll’s faces and believe myself to be somewhat decent at it, but that’s just practice from all the years of drawing and painting. Just a different application and the one I like much better.

    There is something for every one and a flat piece of paper is not for me.

  4. Eiko says:

    I really like your different ideas on Cosmos’ dress. It’s hard to pick the right look. I like all the designs that you sketched.

    Hope you figure out the perfect outfit for Cosmos soon ^__^

  5. Heidy says:

    I am almost as puzzled as you, Marina. It’s hard to decide…I think you can do those dresses, specially the inked one…I’m telling you this because I feel like when I can’t decide between one piece of clothing and another, until I decide which one looks better on the style I’m wearing that day, I hardly can’t decide which one. Anyway, I hope you decide the best one!

    P.S. I have problems with my drawing style, I can’t draw some styles, and I just can do that comic/realistic style normally… it happens…
    But I think your style’s great! I love it!

  6. Annina says:

    Marina, i find myself in what you describe here, i myself find that I too am good at copying, but have not really much of an own style, but people who see my drawings say that they recognize a style and see it as mine.
    I understand what you mean with being good at copying and at the same time having a hard time finding yourself in drawing, i feel it too, but maybe we still have “kind of” a style, even though we can make it look different from drawing to drawing, like a chamaeleon, but it is hard to see our own style because we are “too close” to it?

    either way though, i do love your drawing style, i like how very detailed you draw out your plans for accessories and decorations on the dresses and so on! everything has this old romantic fairy-tale feel that i like.

  7. Annina says:

    oh, new banners, a new reason to keep refreshing the page! love the one where Lily wears the Rococo wig:
    and the one with the red wig:

    and my all time favourite is the old one:

    but i love this one too:

    when i open a tab with one of the nude girls in the gallery i always refresh it til there is my favourite banner, number 6 ;)

  8. That’s okay marina, when the fairies that were supposed to bestow gifts upon me at my brith came, alas they did not bestow the gift of sculpture upon me, as much as I wish they had. My consolation prize was 2D.

    Cosmos is indeed a little tricky one… maybe a tattoo or some form of body ornamentation would be better (kind of like the cat-suit idea you mentioned previously, and the prosthetic-leg tattoo you previewed) or parts of metal costuming.

    With such an uniquely shaped head piece, she seems to call for simplicity below, I almost liked the thought of “shoulder armour” , then her waify body in a straight line below that, no other horizontals…. and definately the stiletto’s!

  9. joan says:

    she reminds me of Princess Leia from Star Wars.

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  11. melissa says:

    first, i have just discovered your exquisite work and am beyond enchanted. the quality, detail and artisan’s diligence on every level is admirable and impressive. thank you for contributing such masterpieces to our world.

    as to the problem with Cosmos, one does not travel through space in a dress! perhaps therein lies your simple solution….

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