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    I made these punk design clothes about three weeks ago. I understand that the model's pose is stiff. I was wondering, what types of punky colors should I use to make these clothes complete.
    P.S. I will color in the sketch.
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    Uh, green? Dangit! I don't have my punky colorwheel handy.

    I guess I don't understand the question. Couldn't you just select some colors that you like, and then match them in what you think are the best pairings?
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    Yeah, it's a bit of a weird request. You could just google "punk" and see what comes up, though I can tell you it'll be 80% black with touches of white and red. The designs are a bit boring/cliche though. Reminds me a lot of Avril Lavigne at the height of her fame, or anything you could find at a Hot Topic nowadays. I guess I always find it funny when people design stuff like this because if you go to any punk show everyone's hanging out in t-shirt and jeans. Ties are a fast way to strangle yourself in a pit and heels are asking for a snapped ankle.
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    Quote Originally Posted by keeptime View Post
    The designs are a bit boring/cliche though. Reminds me a lot of Avril Lavigne at the height of her fame, or anything you could find at a Hot Topic nowadays.
    I have to agree, overall these remind me more of a clothes designed for Bratz dolls or something, I know that at least my friend who wore punk clothes would have died before putting on a miniskirt with cutesy bow on it. Maybe it's the times that have changed.
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    OK, you've now scanned it. It's in digital form. Throw some colors on there and see what looks good. Then, open up the scan in a new file and do it again. And again. Play around with adjusting the color balance and hue/saturation. Lay some patterns and textures over it. You have nothing to be afraid of, you can't hurt your drawing, so go nuts. Once you have a version you like, if you want to go back and add color to the actual drawing, you'll know what to do.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TinyBird View Post
    I have to agree, overall these remind me more of a clothes designed for Bratz dolls or something, I know that at least my friend who wore punk clothes would have died before putting on a miniskirt with cutesy bow on it. Maybe it's the times that have changed.
    So, you're saying that I should make them a little bit more hardcore or something?
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    Quote Originally Posted by keeptime View Post
    Yeah, it's a bit of a weird request. You could just google "punk" and see what comes up, though I can tell you it'll be 80% black with touches of white and red. The designs are a bit boring/cliche though. Reminds me a lot of Avril Lavigne at the height of her fame, or anything you could find at a Hot Topic nowadays. I guess I always find it funny when people design stuff like this because if you go to any punk show everyone's hanging out in t-shirt and jeans. Ties are a fast way to strangle yourself in a pit and heels are asking for a snapped ankle.
    I'm guessing that I should go a little hardcore on my designs? I mean, I'm trying to put a little bit of rebellious in the feminine. Maybe it would be best if I could edit my designs. Would that work?
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    I think the question stands what are these designs for? Are they supposed to be hardcore punk clothes, or just the average Hot Topic type of clothes? Are they for a character, are they supposed to be original/different from the usual mass, are they just practice on drawing clothes...?
    Whether you should change them depends on that, since something being generic Hot Topic designs isn't a bad thing if that's what you're going for.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TinyBird View Post
    I think the question stands what are these designs for? Are they supposed to be hardcore punk clothes, or just the average Hot Topic type of clothes? Are they for a character, are they supposed to be original/different from the usual mass, are they just practice on drawing clothes...?
    Whether you should change them depends on that, since something being generic Hot Topic designs isn't a bad thing if that's what you're going for.
    Maybe you're getting somewhere here. I should change my designs.
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