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So I herd you liek rolled hems by rurouni-jedi So I herd you liek rolled hems by rurouni-jedi
Alright, alright, I know like 90% of you are watching me because of my cosplay, and I haven't posted any cosplay pictures in ages, so here ya go. My newest costume--Silk Spectre I/Sally Jupiter from the Watchmen movie.

I read Watchmen last year after Comic Con, after hearing about how it was the only graphic novel to make TIME's list of 100 greatest novels. Being a graphic novelist myself, that's high praise for a comic, and it didn't disappoint. I found myself analyzing the book the same way I was forced to do in my high school literature classes. What is it about Dan's Nite Owl costume that gives him his potency? How does Jon's loss of his own humanity represent the rest of the world's loss of humanity? How does Rorschach's black and white view of the world make him the good guy or the bad guy? Watchmen is one of those books you can read over and over again and get something new and different out of it after every read, and I highly encourage anyone who is the least bit interested in comics (and those who aren't!) to pick it up.

As for the costume, I originally was interested in doing Silk Spectre II, but I decided that A) I didn't have the skills necessary to make a latex body suit, and B) I simply don't have the body or slight build for a costume like that. Sally Jupiter was a much more flattering costume for my figure, and the 40's pinup style was definitely appealing to me.

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:iconmatt-hadder:
Matt-Hadder Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2010
Glad I got to see you (even for a little bit) at WonderCon!
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:iconwonderwarnie:
WonderWarnie Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2010
Nice work. You can totally pull her off, too. :D
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MarvelousManga Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
You make a fabulous Sally! Wonderful work with the costume and hair, and I love the pose.
Also, totally agree on the graphic novel. Incredibly intriguing, and it just makes you want more. xD
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EijiRavencroft Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
very sexy
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:iconannisse:
Annisse Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2009  Professional Artist
You are such a doll! It was amazing to shoot with you and can't wait for DragonCON so we can do it all over again!
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:iconoohlalaiitslove:
oohlalaiitslove Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2009
how did you do the wig??
i am making this for a friend and we have no earthly idea how to do it e.e
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:iconninjadoll:
ninjadoll Featured By Owner May 19, 2009
Awesomely done, and love the boots <3 [whered you get e?! ;D]
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:iconakitocafe:
akitocafe Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2009
Awesome cosplay! *is wearing her Watchmen sweatshirt now* :) Silk Spectre, both of them, are so awesomee~!!
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:iconpopculturediva:
popculturediva Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2009
You look amazing. You did an excellent job on the costume.

I just have one question. Where did you get those boots?
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:iconsamurailatoya:
samurailatoya Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2009
you did an awesome job :)
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:iconadametokillfor:
adametokillfor Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2009
This is awesome! I love the title, too. <3
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:iconbleach99:
Bleach99 Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2009  Student Writer
Aw, I only wish you had some work in progress pics of this, I'd love to see how you put this together. I'm attempting this cosplay for ComicCon, and I have no idea where to start, rofl.

You've done a lovely job, here, and your wig styling skills are superb. I only wish my hair was long enough to pull off those glory rolls. :)
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Piripanda Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2009  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
where did you get those boots?!?!!?
wonderful work Silk spectre is just awesome and you characterize her wonderfully
:heart:
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:iconprincessjaden:
PrincessJaden Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2009   Writer
This freakin' rules. The costume, the pose, everything. And I love Sally. Fantastic work.
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:iconlydi-lydi:
Lydi-Lydi Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2009  Student Digital Artist
Awesome Job on the costume :D -thumbs up- I'm gonna be making my boyfriend the comic version of Nite Owl. WISH ME LUCK XDD
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:iconannisse:
Annisse Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2009  Professional Artist
Jezzzzzz

I forgot to put PICS at the beginning there. Sorry, writing this half asleep at work ;P
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:iconannisse:
Annisse Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2009  Professional Artist
With you as Sally and me as SSII are a necessity at the SDCC! :w00t:
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fireballxkitten Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2009
Wow, I'm really starting to appreciate Silk Spectre's costume a whole lot more! Well, Silk Spectre I, anyway! :) I like this a whole lot!
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naivecharm Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2009
I made my Silk Spectre 1 costume for the same reasons you did! lol Nice to see how awesome yours turned out!
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:iconwee-mango:
wee-mango Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2009  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I've seen quite a few Silk Spectre I cosplay costumes but I have to say, this is the best, by a mile. The hair is perfect. :love:
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:iconrurouni-jedi:
rurouni-jedi Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2009  Professional General Artist
Thank you! :)
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Freya-cosplay Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2009  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
How you doin' miss Jupiter? ;D :heart:

Awesome, havent readed the novel ... but afther the movie I might read it, it was really well done : )
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:iconkassis:
Kassis Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2009
That's awesome! How long does it take to do the hair?
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:iconrurouni-jedi:
rurouni-jedi Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2009  Professional General Artist
5 seconds--it's a wig! :P
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:iconkassis:
Kassis Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2009
Haha :D Silly me :P
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:iconnotsofluent:
NotSoFluent Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2009  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Beautifully done! :) I especially like the hairdo as well as the boots. A striking resemblance to the character overall. :thumbsup:
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Capt-Adventure Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2009
OK I am impressed. Not only do you look the part, you read the book(s).

Thank you for sharing....
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:iconmewbot:
mewbot Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2009
Finally, someone does the wig right! Very nice, darling.
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DrRelth Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2009  Student Traditional Artist
Oh my goodness you look fantastic!
You're my hero :heart: :heart:
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:iconxenos-19:
Xenos-19 Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2009   Digital Artist
Wow That's Spot On Very Very well done- you're very attractive
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obviologist Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2009  Professional Photographer
well since noone else has said it yet "c'mon, baby. I know what you NEED. you gotta have SOME reason for wearing an outfit like this, huh" ~the comedian


nice outfit, impressive seamstress work!!
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:iconrurouni-jedi:
rurouni-jedi Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2009  Professional General Artist
No spelled N-O! XD Thanks!
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:iconinspirrational:
Inspirrational Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2009
I just have to say, I LOVE how similar Silk Spectre I is to Wonder Woman, specifically the fetishist aspects. Great costume, btw, much better than some others I've seen of this character.
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Tyger86 Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2009
Were you at Wondercon 2009?I think I got a picture of you on Saturday.If you were,thank you for letting me take a picture of you and the Rorschach with the puppy.I love your costume! It looks like the real deal.
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:iconrurouni-jedi:
rurouni-jedi Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2009  Professional General Artist
Yeah, that was me! Thanks, I'm glad you like! :)
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:icontyger86:
Tyger86 Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2009
I'm glad I got to see it in real life :) My dad was CONVINCED you were working for Warner Bros to do publicity for the movie,your costume was THAT good!
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themonican2005 Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2009
BEST. SILK. SPECTRE. COSPLAY. I HAVE SEEN. :) I'm sorry the ones at Wondercon weren't very impressive.
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Anya893 Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2009
Did you use any type of a pattern? I want to Sally Jupiter for Halloween and being an amature with a sewing machine I'll probably need to get started soon.

Any advice for the costume would be amazing but it's fine if you can't get back to me.
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rurouni-jedi Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2009  Professional General Artist
Believe it or not, for the yellow dress I basically threw fabric onto my dressform and just started pinning until I got something that looked right. The bottom half is just a circle skirt, but I don't even know if I could recreate the top half if I tried! ^^;
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:iconanya893:
Anya893 Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2009
You have true talent! I wish I could sew dresses like that without a patern!
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YoukiPrincess Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2009
This is beautiful! Hopefully my Cosplay will turn out just as good!
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kafers Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2009  Professional Digital Artist
Awesome! I love the original Silk Spectre costume, it has much more of an old comic book feel to it :) my inner geek is happy with seeing so much Watchmen stuff at the moment.
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Andrei-Mischievous Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2009   General Artist
That is perfect! I prefer Silk Spectre I too, with that pin up style ^^ amazing work!
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XxCyanideMelovexX Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2009
Awesome!
I LOVE the costume~ wonderfully done! <33
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:iconrustyyy:
rustyyy Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
WOW, you NAILED it compleeeetely! And add a hint of adorable to it! ^_^

:clap:
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ZandoranCelix Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2009  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
OMG! I'm in love with you!

I haven't read watchmen yet, but the movie looks awesome and you look so much like the Original Silk Spectre!
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TCW-Luzbel Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
You look so beautiful, I'm going to see all the gallery in Flirck.
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scruffyrebel Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2009
saying HEY SEXY MAMA seems weird since I'm Laurie to your Sally o.O
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Gunga-Diner Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2009
This is amazing! :wow:
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