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Nan
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Current Residence: CA
Favourite style of art: Sumi-e
Favourite cartoon character: Zuko, Toph
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Here’s a list of Scholarly Resources focusing on Historical Asian Fashions that is also available to English readers. Web sources are denoted as (WEB), public domain books available online as (ONLINE BOOK) , while the rest are printed books. Those with previews available on Google books are (PREVIEW ON GOOGLE BOOKS).

I have read most of these books/sources or have had them recommended to me. Some of these books may be out of print, but you may be able to find them at your local library (try Interloan).

More sources will be added as time goes by. Please let me know if you have a recommended source!

 

ASIA / WORLD


CHINA

 

INDIA

  • The Costumes and Textiles of India by J.B. Bhushan (1958)

 

JAPAN

 

KOREA

 

THAILAND

 

VIETNAM

  • Mood: Love

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:iconuriko33:
uriko33 4 days ago  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks for the watch ! I really love your art of avatar ! (I'm not sure its a good english sorry :p)
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Fireweave Mar 7, 2014  Student General Artist
Great gallery! I really like your historical fashion drawings. They're really helpful for references!
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irishsea Feb 28, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
I find your historical asian fashion and hair style paintings both very useful and beautiful! :D thanks for sharing them with us!
keep up your great work!
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myboyrobin Feb 22, 2014  New member Hobbyist General Artist
I'm following you, since I have been searching for historical asian fashion, but to no avail. You are now my hero!
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Thanks for the favourite! ^^ I missed it, really appreciate it!
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Crow-the-Red Feb 5, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
You have an elegant and smooth way of making fashion timelines, as well as accurateness above all. Your art work is amazing; softened light sources seem to be your talent. Keep up the awesome art!
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Powalski13 Jan 29, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
your clothing references are super useful! OMG, they're so pretty too!
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Thanks for your art, its really useful :)
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:icondarklord86:
I love your historical fashion collection!
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kikitue Nov 20, 2013  Student General Artist
Your Historical Fashion collection is INCREDIBLE! Thank you so much for creating it!
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