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1810 Riding Habit by Himmapaan 1810 Riding Habit by Himmapaan
Riding habit, c. 1810. Pencil, sketchbook page; approximately 21 x 29.7cm.

One for the history/ historical costume buffs, just to provide another punctuation from the many recent saurian things.

This drawing was actually made a few years ago (2006/7?). Referenced from photographs of an actual riding habit in the collection of the Kyoto Costume Institute. A chance occurrence reminded me of it, and as it's still tolerable enough, I thought I may as well post it, too. *Tries to refrain from shrugging*

Sigh, the compression is particularly bad on this one. :hmm:
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Myuna Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2012  Student General Artist
The way you manage to draw realistic dresses is just astounding...
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Himmapaan Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you.
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Myuna Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2012  Student General Artist
It's a pleasure. :)
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NibbleKat Featured By Owner May 31, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Definitely like the old-world feel to her face.
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Alene Featured By Owner May 30, 2012  Professional General Artist
I love riding habits, their heavy folds are so elegant. There's a red one in the BBC's Wives and Daughters that I covet despite not being at all a horsy person. =P But this one is lovely as well, and the details of the fabric are beautiful. =) I like the hat, too; I was never fond of the straight brim of the one on the model.
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Himmapaan Featured By Owner May 31, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Ah, yes, the one worn by Lady Harriet. 'That was a good day's work, I think.' Yes, that is gorgeous.
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tilwen Featured By Owner May 30, 2012
*sniff* it's so beautiful. you're sketches always enchant me - and the typography is stunning too!
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LadyRosepixie Featured By Owner May 29, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Lovely folds and a wonderful bodice design!
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Adnarimsiri Featured By Owner May 29, 2012
This scetch is beyond cool!
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valleyviolet Featured By Owner May 29, 2012  Hobbyist
I love that style of riding habit. I hope I get to make one some day. :)
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