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Once upon a Time: Belle by suisei-ojii-sama Once upon a Time: Belle by suisei-ojii-sama
I need to be stopped....

I'll move on from princesses I SWEAR. Today's picture was going to be totally different, but this was just too good to pass up.

It's Belle again from Beauty and the Beast but this time I'm referencing not just her but the one and only Tyra Banks. In one of the seasons of America's Next Top Model, they have a photoshoot where the girls are princesses from fairy tales and their falling in the shot. I chose Belle because back in Freshman year during Design 1 I remember drawing a picture of belle in this dress but never doing anything with it. (In fact, if you went to my Deviantart account and looked at "Disney Princesses All Dressed Up", that's the extent of what happened with the idea.) I thought the dress was pretty, so I didn't want to waste it. It's supposed to be based off of old Baroque/Roccoco/Marie Antoinette style dresses, since that's when I think Belle's storry would have taken place.

Bah. Ruffles. Though they were a pain, I like the way they look. I also like the Aspen trees in the background. Both were kind of a wiatch to do but they are so important to the feeling of the picture. Plus, I'm glad I finally have more of a definitive background than normal. I was DETERMINED to have something non-figurative in this piece though, arguably, the trees did turn out looking like people. Oh well, better luck next time.

If I decide to do more of these, then I'll probably do more obscure princesses (with the exception of Ariel. She's staying. Cause she's awesome.)
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HatterM97 Featured By Owner May 12, 2013
so is this like ABC's Once Upon A Time or.........
planxtafroggie Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh please don't, she's too beautiful! ;__;
ArinaFoxy Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2010  Hobbyist
Interesting style =) Well done ;)
MissWendyBird Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2009   Photographer
I remember that episode. It was one of my favourites!
Actually Beauty and the Beast did happened during Marie Antoinette's time. It was written in 1740 and shortened in 1749
nuriaabajo Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2008
awesome!this is perfect!
toastwithjam20 Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2008
You should do one of the Don bluth princesses. For more ideas of girls to draw, go to this website
TNBCCBARTIST247 Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2008  Student General Artist
Beautiful design in this piece.
Vaelona Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2008
oh, keep belle, she's the best princess. i love your artwork, and this is really awesome
Mermann87 Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2008   General Artist
this one is a jaw dropper
I am glad you put the time period style into consideration

yor graphic works exceeds the proffessional level

If Tiger-Lily is idea the you should do Eilonwy too
Disneyboi411 Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2008
OMG thank you soo uch this is my fav ANTM photo shoot and belles my fav!! If youre taking sugestions how about Thumbelina this is amazing
GadgieCAT13 Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2008
Ooo do Tiger Lily!! She's a princess right?
suisei-ojii-sama Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2008
Yes. She completely counts. That's a good one!
*puts it in idea box* P.s. where have you been?
GadgieCAT13 Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2008
I love Tiger Lily ^.^

school -.- I have art history this summer
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