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It looks like I'm the queen (ice gown) by shoomlah It looks like I'm the queen (ice gown) by shoomlah

Oh, Elsa.  What are we going to do with you.

Frozen is purportedly set in the 1830's-40's, but I've been obsessed with finding a style that could marry her coronation gown with her ice gown more seamlessly; the open robes you see during the Regency era, including those being worn by Scandinavian royalty at the time, seemed a particularly apt analog for her... weird underarm-cape.  Thing.  You also see her mom wearing something very similar for something like ten years, so it's not a huge stretch to think it could be a popular look in Arendelle.  THAT'S MY EXCUSE.

I initially designed this for her coronation, but I figured it wouldn't hurt to explore how that same silhouette might work with her ice gown as well.  Someday, theoretically, I would love to do a more literally iced-up version of her gown, but I figured the alternate colour way would be a nice middle ground to strike.  You can see the other version HERE:

It looks like I'm the queen (coronation gown) by shoomlah

-C

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:iconcupcakeguardian77:
CupcakeGuardian77 Featured By Owner May 14, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
What about Merida? Are you ever gonna do her?
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:iconshoomlah:
shoomlah Featured By Owner 6 days ago  Professional Digital Artist
you're welcome to draw her!
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:iconscarabscorner:
ScarabsCorner Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Beautiful
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:iconlostbunniesofwendy:
LostbunniesofWendy Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
Looks awesome!
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:iconxamili:
xamili Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2015  Student General Artist
I love the dress design.
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:iconshirogane1340:
Shirogane1340 Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
this is beautiful can't wait to see what other's you draw ^^
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:iconlizzychrome:
LizzyChrome Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
The entire thing is gorgeous naturally, but the snowflake sleeves are what REALLY made me fave! Gorgeous work. 
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:iconblondetardis26:
BLONDETARDIS26 Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2015
still, nice job!
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:icongoldfinch23:
Goldfinch23 Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2015  Student
Sweet!
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:iconenidanadine:
enidanadine Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2015
You know, it would be pretty epic if you also did historically accurate princes! I love your work, would love to see more of these!
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:iconsweetmoonsuite:
SweetMoonSuite Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2014
This design is so much better than what the movie had. This actually makes sense within that world. 
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:iconblondetardis26:
BLONDETARDIS26 Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2014
Love the style, you should work more in this style missy...
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:iconkitty-kat404:
Kitty-Kat404 Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2014
This is really well done and I think looks very professional

It looks awesome !!!!!!!
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:icondreaminglagoon:
dreaminglagoon Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
HOW DO YOU MAKE YOUR LINES SO CLEAN HOW HOOOOOW
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:iconbigboybrian:
Bigboybrian Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2014
This is amazing I love the sleeves.
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:iconbigboybrian:
Bigboybrian Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2014
If you could create your own Disney princes what country would she be from, what would she look like, and what would her personality be like?
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:iconbigboybrian:
Bigboybrian Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2014
What's your favorite Disney princess and which princess where you most pleased with how it turned out
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:iconblondetardis26:
BLONDETARDIS26 Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2014
Love the style, you sir/miss are wonderful....
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:iconkinggianny123:
KingGianny123 Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2014
What about her sister?
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:iconshoomlah:
shoomlah Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
they have the same parents
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:iconkinggianny123:
KingGianny123 Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2014
Ok!
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:iconangelofbeauty88:
AngelOfBeauty88 Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I don't know if you were aware but you were mentioned in this video! www.youtube.com/watch?v=OSUq8K…
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:iconmalteselizziemcgee:
MalteseLizzieMcGee Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2014   Traditional Artist
I think I like this design even more than the ice dress in the film :) 
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:iconskelisha:
skelisha Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
u gonna do anna?
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:iconcelticank88:
Celticank88 Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2014
This is a beautiful work of art! Can I use this picture to create a Elsa cosplay on this dress?
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:iconparanoiapenguin:
ParanoiaPenguin Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
From the FAQ: Please do, I encourage it!  All I ask is that I get to see photos of the final product. :) (Smile)

So go for iiittt :D
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LionessJhr Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I may be one of the only people on Earth who DIDN'T like Frozen. But I still like this dress, I know in the movie it's made out of ice and that's why it's transparent, but I prefer this opaque fabric for her sleeves and under-arm cape thingy (I don't know what it's called). Also gone is that slit in her skirt I never liked, perfect.
I know you don't view these as improvements, but I think they are. Disney chat emote 
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:iconshoomlah:
shoomlah Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
I know tons of people who didn't like Frozen!  Hell, I didn't really like Frozen. :D
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:icontheshadowempress:
TheShadowEmpress Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
OwO This is awesome...
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:iconallaniele:
Allaniele Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
AMAZINGl! Let's make Anna! :D
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Smileyfaceonthewall Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2014
I love it!! I like this one better than the her dress in the movie.
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TheNewDorothyGale Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2014
*much* better than her too-modern diva ice dress! well done.
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:iconsephirayne:
Sephirayne Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2014  Professional General Artist
This is so amazing.  I really love the design.  So beautiful.  May I ask your permission to make this as a costume.  Thank you :) 
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:iconshoomlah:
shoomlah Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
of course!  I'd love to see photos if you finish it. :D
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:iconmisszoid:
missZoid Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2014
amazing and beautiful! Just love love love it!!
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:iconshattered-moonlight:
Shattered-Moonlight Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
-=*=- I'm in love with this gown. If it all possible, may I have your permission to make this gown a reality?-=*=-
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:iconrukariotrainer:
RukarioTrainer Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2014
That is absolutely gorgeous.
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:iconbarbariankanibal:
BarbarianKanibal Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
this is just beautiful Love 
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:iconspadearts:
SpadeArts Featured By Owner May 31, 2014  Student General Artist
I could see this being a really neat period wedding dress for a modern chick. So beautiful, though I love the colours in the other image. Amazing as always.
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CatsaiMeow Featured By Owner May 29, 2014
Omg yes! You finally finished it!! I love it! It was a pleasure meeting you at Emerald City Comicon last march! (I purchased an Aurora print). I cannot wait to see what more you come out with. 
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Twighlight23 Featured By Owner May 17, 2014
i cant even decide which of these i like better.    i love both the iced version and the corination  :D
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:iconjasonryder:
JasonRyder Featured By Owner May 16, 2014
Wonder what time period her ice dress is from? Looks at least a century ahead of its time.
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:iconshoomlah:
shoomlah Featured By Owner May 16, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
1993 icecapades.
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:iconjasonryder:
JasonRyder Featured By Owner May 16, 2014
Oh it's from 1993?
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:iconhunlin:
hunlin Featured By Owner May 15, 2014  Student Filmographer
Elsa looks much better here than she does in the movie. She looks more adult; more like a woman than a young girl. I really like this!
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:iconananas1005:
Ananas1005 Featured By Owner May 12, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wonderful !!
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:icondisneygirl89:
Disneygirl89 Featured By Owner May 8, 2014
WOW!
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:iconseekhim:
SeekHim Featured By Owner May 5, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Beautiful! Blue is one of my favorite colors!

GOD bless
John 3:16
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