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DESIGN: Blue Fairy Wings by taeliac DESIGN: Blue Fairy Wings by taeliac
This set is more than likely the one's that I'm going to do for my final. The base fabric is a really sheer silk, and the wire frame structure will either be black or white, I'm not sure which yet...

The pattern gets laid out on the fabric, and then the whole sheet gets dyed. Then, I'll have to discharge out the blue/green dye to get the white veins in it, and then cut the wings out and assemble the wings. Luckily, for my final, I just have to have the fabric dyed and discharged; I don't have to have the wings fully assembled, otherwise, I might die.

Ha, bad joke.

Get it? Dye. Die.

I know, I'm horrible.

I really don't like fairy wings where the wire is all around the edge of the wings; I much prefer the fabric to be able to hang loose and flutter. Besides, I think it defeats the purpose to dye the fabric if you have to do two identical layers - you mine-as-well paint them in that case, since the thickness of the paint wouldn't matter if there are two layers, and they're stiff so they don't move!

So, hopefully, this is what my final will come out looking like!
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ARTenshi Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2012
i wanted to use it for some base editing but i can't :((
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Flylend Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2009  Professional Traditional Artist
no one is worthy enough to steal them because you have made an original drawing great job
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taeliac Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2009  Professional Artisan Crafter
:giggle: Why thank you ;P
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torndarkness Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2008
i have a question for you... i have this thing for swallow tail wings... and i love your design... may i perhapses use your design, but change the colours, for a tattoo?
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taeliac Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2008  Professional Artisan Crafter
Sure! I would be honored ~ if you would like an un-watermarked version or something, just let me know :D I have the uncolored version somewhere, too~

I always wanted to get wings tattoo'd, but I've already started a back piece, and it would look weird *is sad*
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torndarkness Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2008
an un-watermarked one would be great! i really appreciate it. when i go looking for a tattoo i always look on dA first because i rather use someone's art work from here then let a tattoo shop design it. plus, i love your wings!
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Shizuzeru Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2007
Oh i love that. <3
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taeliac Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2007  Professional Artisan Crafter
:D Thank you :glomp:
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Shizuzeru Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2007
:heart: :hug: X3
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sorgie Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2007
The 'tail' is gorgeous on these. Great design and good luck. ^^
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