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Maryssa Rietschlin
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Pearls
I'm quite pleased with the look I've worked out when illustrating pearl jewellery. The faint use of other colours on white or off-white paper emphasizes their sheen. If you look up 'pearl' on a Google image search, you'll see that this is not a photo-accura...
Pearls
Pearls
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New Year's Resolutions
I hope repeating last year's resolution will prove a sound strategy in helping me sustain it.
New Year's Resolutions
New Year's Resolutions
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I'm back, with a new illustration! (But not a tutorial.)
Peacock Princess
Peacock Princess
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Peacock Princess
 The ‘peacock princess’ is a minor character from a book I tried to write a few years back. I might pick up the story again at some point, but no promises. Her green over skirt with its lace detail is supposed to reference a peacock’s tail, which is also wh...
Peacock Princess
Peacock Princess
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Handy reference chart for measuring people!
Sewing Measurement Chart
Sewing Measurement Chart
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Sewing Measurement Chart
I made a chart of which body parts to measure for fitted clothing, complete with a visual aid of where those spots are. A tip I learned in sewing class is, instead of measuring all the way across the body for, say, torso or waist measurements, start in the ...
Sewing Measurement Chart
Sewing Measurement Chart
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Tired of your glasses fogging up in winter? I know I was!
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How To Keep Your Face Warm And Your Glasses Unfogged
A scarf doesn't always stay where you put it or stay as snug as it was meant to - but a stretchy headband will.
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A collection of dress design icons.
Little Dresses
Little Dresses
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Little Dresses
As a creative exercise, I made a little dress form (like a mannequin but without limbs) in Microsoft Paint, copy-pasted it a bunch of times, and designed a bunch of dresses. Some are based on movies or concepts (the 'watermelon dress', for example). The ori...
Little Dresses
Little Dresses
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