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19th-Aug-2013 01:42 am
Purple, Flowers, Secret Garden, Door, Steps
Hello all!  I was wondering... if there was something you would like to see created into a print, what would it be?

In lolita we have many beautiful and fanciful prints to choose from, but there are many more types of things that could certainly be made into a print fit for lolita, or even some existing themes that could be reimagined.  Is there something you have been wanting to see made into a new lolita print?

If so, please tell me what it is in the comments section below!

Lolita has been rekindling in me a passion for art that I've been without for several years now, and I'd like to see if all of you wonderful ladies and gentlemen can provide me with some more inspiration to work with, in a way that won't impugn on existing designs :)
Comments 
19th-Aug-2013 07:22 am (UTC)
I'd really love to see something forest based! Maybe a print with fall leaves or such....^^;;
19th-Aug-2013 08:23 pm (UTC)
Love this idea <3 Simple green leaves falling down or when they turn colourful in autumn ....+.+
19th-Aug-2013 08:50 am (UTC)
Maybe a toy hospital? Teddies with eye-patches and dolls holding their own legs.
idk how in/out of fashion Guro is atm, but I haven't seen much for a while and I think some cute but creepy prints would broaden the options.
19th-Aug-2013 08:55 am (UTC)
That's a great idea! XD
19th-Aug-2013 09:52 am (UTC)
A floral border print, preferably using less commonly seen flowers like calla lillies or camellias.
20th-Aug-2013 03:52 am (UTC)
Oooo yes! I would love to enhance my skill at flowers! Especially to do something lovely like callas or camellias, 'cuz when I see prints of those types of flowers, they're usually in really bold and obnoxious colors -___-;
19th-Aug-2013 11:55 am (UTC)
A funghi print (or any antique botanical illustrations) could be a good idea.
19th-Aug-2013 02:45 pm (UTC)
I like this idea a lot.

I'd also like to see an old map print. Or something with spiders.
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20th-Aug-2013 03:56 am (UTC)
Oooooo that would be fun to illustrate! I looooove ballet!
19th-Aug-2013 01:01 pm (UTC)
Magic themes would be pretty neat..
Not just witches and whatnot, but what about a Tarot inspired print? A lot of decks have fascinating designs on them, I find those inspiring for my works too :)
19th-Aug-2013 02:52 pm (UTC)
I am seconding this!
I would love to see Tarot or members from the Arcana on a print.
19th-Aug-2013 02:23 pm (UTC)
I'd love to see fantasy dragon print !
19th-Aug-2013 03:23 pm (UTC)
Also seconding this; I'd love to wear a dragon print in gothic lolita!
19th-Aug-2013 02:34 pm (UTC)
Baby dinosaurs would be awesome.
20th-Aug-2013 03:59 am (UTC)
That's an interesting one! Because I can't see it being something suited to classic and gothic very much, I'd probably tackle it for sweet and make the baby dinosaurs really adorable :D
19th-Aug-2013 05:31 pm (UTC)
I would love a print related to ancient tragedies, or with masks all over!
20th-Aug-2013 04:00 am (UTC)
Oh? What sort of tragedies? Like, the greek and roman ones? OH, or maybe Shakespearean ones! Masks would be super fun to illustrate too!
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20th-Aug-2013 04:06 am (UTC)
Oh this is a wonderful idea! I love musicals and operas :D

Oooooo butterflies! Lol alcatraz flowers? What are those? XD
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19th-Aug-2013 08:20 pm (UTC)
How about prints inspired by the four elements air,fire, water and earth :)? You could invent awesome accessories for it!

Or something with mythical creatures/ancient mythology - which would fit in classic style (somewhat) from the things I'm imagining rn ^^

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20th-Aug-2013 04:23 am (UTC)
Elements would be quite interesting! Not sure how I'll go about pulling them off without them being overly bold and gaudy, but I think with styling of the pieces they'll come out very nicely :D
19th-Aug-2013 08:21 pm (UTC)
Rats or mice! Maybe in a little borrowers style setting. I'd even be interested in a rat king Nutcracker print.
19th-Aug-2013 09:29 pm (UTC)
Seconding a Nutcracker print.
19th-Aug-2013 08:21 pm (UTC)
I'd love to see more things along the line of dernier cri de prophete by Juliette et Justine like fire breathing dragons, castles, chain-mail armor. I think a Joan of Arc themed print would be amazing.
I also second the witchcraft idea others are talking about. I think you could really create some GORGEOUS prints based on witchcraft textbooks, crystal balls, Ouija boards, or a seance.
All in all, I would like to see more Medieval elements become popular in lolita. I would love to see a Witchcraft and Wizardry print, but hey, maybe that's just because it would give me an excuse to wear an awesome cloak :P
20th-Aug-2013 04:45 am (UTC)
These ideas are great! That JetJ design is really intense and gorgeous, and something I'd definitely like to try :D I do know Surface Spell Gothic has released some medieval-type garments, but there definitely need to be more! I think I'll have fun with this one :D
19th-Aug-2013 09:28 pm (UTC)
A ladybug border print, maybe with red and white gingham for the rest of the fabric.

Something with birds. There are too few prints where birds are the main focus. Classic print with peacocks or those bluebirds from Victorian drawings.
20th-Aug-2013 04:48 am (UTC)
Ladybugs!! I would love to do a ladybugs print XD XD

Oh yes, definitely not enough bird prints, even with the indie brands. I'm not too well-versed with animals but I think I'd definitely have fun with this one XD XD
20th-Aug-2013 02:20 am (UTC)
Thank you SO MUCH everyone for your suggestions so far! These are all AMAZING ideas to work with and I look forward to even more suggestions! Please don't hesitate to post even more ideas that pop into your minds! I'll definitely keep everyone posted with what I create ^___________^
21st-Aug-2013 01:43 am (UTC)
I know i have weird ideas about prints... like a Zombie toys parade in pastel and neon colors, alien cats coming from space, a mad bear scientist who bring to life a Frankenbear, cyborg chubby bunnies destroying a land where the houses and trees are candies. And i can continue to think about creepy cute prints forever, since the few prints of this type i saw aren't as i expected,being not really original and amateur-ish looking.

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22nd-Aug-2013 04:45 am (UTC)
Haha those are awesome XD XD I do agree that not everyone can pull off those types of prints, but when done well are quite amazing (I know personally of the ones I've seen, only a couple have really struck me because I'm a stickler for technique and when things look... off... it really detracts from the overall image for me)
23rd-Aug-2013 12:26 pm (UTC)
I would love to see some lolita-manatees or cute little wombats with bows.
Also, I would totally buy a fastfood themed print with burgers, chips and stuff.
Also a sweet borderprint with fairytale castles going all the way round. I like the "house" prints, but something more romantic, but without those candy elements.
30th-Oct-2014 12:45 pm (UTC)
I know this post is from like a year ago but I felt like saying this, if someone told me a Van Gogh(sun flowers in his style or eve starry nigh on the hem of a skirt) themed lolita JSK/OP/anything really exists somewhere in the world I would buy it, I am not yet a loli because I'm waiting until I'm a bit older but if it came to my knowlage such thing exited I would materialise the courage to talk about me wanting to be a lolita with my parents just to get it
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