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« on: March 24, 2012 09:01:58 AM »

Junko Mizuno, an amazing Japanese artist I love, opened her second solo Canadian gallery show last week. I was lucky enough to have my friend ask me to make her a corset to wear while she was working at the gallery and for a burlesque performance later! This design was inspired by Junko's "Fire bird".

I designed and constructed the corset from scratch. All the patterns and graphics on the corset were digitally illustrated by me based directly on Junko's piece. After that I silk screened the flowers on the fabric for the side and back panels and screened the animals. For the animals also the grey shading by hand. I am so proud of how it turned out and Junko herself complimented the corset to me which was the icing on the cake! *squee* (the shape of the corset looks a bit wonky here because I photographed it with the animals completely flat which isn't the natural way it would sit)



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« Reply #1 on: March 24, 2012 12:43:29 PM »

Gorgeous!  That is amazing... I love it  Grin
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« Reply #2 on: March 24, 2012 05:14:20 PM »

Using the words corset+from scratch in the sentence =respect!

Well done.
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« Reply #3 on: March 24, 2012 11:04:28 PM »

Um.. wow. You are actually amazing... Now I am very nervous for what i sent you for our swap, I'm not nearly this talented! XD
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« Reply #4 on: March 25, 2012 06:57:42 AM »

looks cool, I  imagine how happy you feel!
is there a photo of it being weared?
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« Reply #5 on: March 25, 2012 03:47:51 PM »

Amazing.  Absolutely beautiful!
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« Reply #6 on: March 26, 2012 10:45:15 AM »

very impressed with the silk screened fabric and the construction and shape of the corset is excellent.. i would love to see it on if your firend doesn't mind having her picture taken?

and thank you for introducing me to a new artist!
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« Reply #7 on: March 29, 2012 09:00:52 PM »

Thank you all for the lovely comments:D

For all of you that were interested in seeing the corset being worn, this a photo of her in the corset (and matching bra) at the gallery opening Smiley CLICK HERE
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« Reply #8 on: April 11, 2012 01:04:21 PM »

I love Junko. Great fabric mix with the print.
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« Reply #9 on: April 17, 2012 05:13:06 PM »

I love Junko. Great fabric mix with the print.
Thank you! The "flower" print was a seriously big pain in the butt to screen (first time doing a repeating pattern ever!). I'm glad you like the combination Smiley
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