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I'm not bad. I'm just drawn that way. by yayacosplay I'm not bad. I'm just drawn that way. by yayacosplay
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Love this pair of photos Leonard grabbed at Dragoncon. The lighting fits the character well.
Jessica Rabbit - Who framed Roger Rabbit
Costume made & modeled by me
photo by Ljinto

Jessica Rabbit has always been one of the most mesmerizing cartoon characters to me - as a kid she made me watch the movie over and over again, and as a cosplayer, she was always a huge challenge for me to portrait. I've been collecting materials for her for almost 2 years, and wanted to make this costume to the best to my abilities.

The shape is not photoshopped, just clever cosplay engineering.
I drafted & made a custom corset to create the extreme shape and then made the dress to fit over it. I engineered 2 Victoria's Secret Miraculous bras into the corset, which is steel boned coutil. The extreme illusion is created by pulling in the waist, padding the top and wearing a booty bump hahaha.
The dress itself is made from a spandex sequin fabric, and 1000+ S20 Swarovski crystals are glued on the fabric for
extra bling, tedious time consuming handywork with help from Mary Cahela. I specifically chose pink instead of red for the dress because in the movie her famous singing scene features a pink dress. I also like the color combo: orange hair/pink dress/purple gloves more than the red dress which can sometimes come across as "lady of the night" in certain lighting. Pink makes the entire outfit look more cartoon-y!
Here is a reference image of Jessica in the pink dress.
Here is a youtube video of Jessica in the pink dress doing her famous stage performance from the movie.
Here is a work in progress collage of my Jessica Rabbit dress.

I adore my wig which is a Matilda from Arda Wigs! Styled with help from Ara Fernando!

I also went with the route of cartoon makeup, covering up my eyebrows and painting over them. It was a risky choice for makeup, and since Dragoncon I got my share of comments about going drag lol, but when I decided to portray such an iconic character as Jessica Rabbit, I didn't want to fall short of the makeup when everything else was so exaggerated.

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This is pretty damn sex!
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Hank88 Jun 15, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I'm.... I'm speechless...
This is the very best cosplay of Jessica Rabbit I had ever seen in my life TwT)b

Awesometastically epic job, yaya!
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:iconpioneer-07:
~:heart::heart: Awesome like it .. and :+fav::heart:~
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:iconxerxeo:
The best Jessica Rabbit ever!!!
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ArtsyVana Apr 16, 2013  Student General Artist
Very nice! :D
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DefineYvonne Apr 16, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
those boobies @ o @
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marioPulido Apr 16, 2013  Student General Artist
Awesome
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:iconsolloxr:
Love the smoothness of the photos.
Jessica looks so HOT!
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BurnedSmackdown Jan 30, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
HOT!!!

You're the best damn cosplay player ever

Good job
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:icondick-hefmen:
I still don't understand how you can married ROGER RABBIT.
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