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LOTRO- Elf Costumes by Gorrem LOTRO- Elf Costumes by Gorrem
Unused work I did for Turbine. This was going to show some tiering of armor on a female elf. This is a few years old so the techniques i used were a bit dated, as well as the anatomy. If I had to guess, I think I was designing a theme based on our Rivendell costumes. Fullscreen plz!

PS I know its stupid for elves to have bras and underwear, but I painted the base model nude... so i slapped a bikini on her to make it PG. :)
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:iconpreacher112:
Preacher112 Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
can i use this base plz i will show if i do
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Gorrem Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
a base?
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Preacher112 Featured By Owner May 3, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
nvm
it's not important anymore,
i was going to make a R-P character but i made anyway
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Myrethy Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
GAHHHHHHHHHHHHH she's so beautiful! Your art is amazing :heart:
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Cyrusma Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2013
i like it
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Saronai Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2013  Professional Writer
This is gorgeous, I'd love a version of it with some pants and a bit higher undershirt.  Not that I'm a prude, this is beautiful too, I just love that LoTRO is one of the few games I can escape into and not get extremely irritated at the armor on women that's far more fan-service than utility.  I understand this is supposed to be a costume though, not armor.  I don't mind mail-kinis, per say (and this isn't one, even in the less embellished middle version), I've even had characters that would wear versions of them in wow.  I just love that LOTRO makes fully clothed the norm and while I'd want the full version of your armor as is up there in the game, I'd love it even more if I could get a version with pants and less cleavage <3

I know, I'm selfish with my girls, both in real life and a game (and trust me, it gets just as hard to find awesome outfits in real life that don't show cleavage...heck it's even hard to find good undershirts designed to block the cleavage in overshirts...I get so tired of layering in real life.  They're my girls, and the only person I'm comfortable to find staring at them is my husband lol...or my own hungry infant (if I still had one).
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Gorrem Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you, and yes I agree with you.

I love doing cheesecake pinup and I've done plenty of drawings of girls wearing less, but I didn't think it was appropriate for the Lord of the Rings IP simply because it's not like any other fantasy world where it's commonplace for chainmail bikinis. I was art directed for this project to make it appeal to eastern audiences, which have a very different value system when it comes to gender and how the female body (or male body for that matter) is portrayed.
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Saronai Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2013  Professional Writer
It's definitely appealing!  I don't dislike sexy, in fact, there are some things I do like that are also sexy, such as this.  I've appreciated lots of sexy art in the past :D

I still think it'd be very suited to LoTRO with some pants and less cleavage though.  It's an absolutely gorgeous costume concept (especially in your full version), I guess I was just overexplaining my preference for more coverage in the hopes that you'd understand I don't dislike this, I love it, and my desire for better coverage is just a preference.  Even if it didn't have pants and a higher top, I'd want it in game!  It's just so pretty and elfy <3
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MerakiP Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2013
Beautuful armor! I wish we had this armor in LOTRO :/
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Mydnight-Ryder Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2012
My elven girlfriend wears the third outfit when we visit the hot spring.

Problem is, freaking Pippin stumbled upon us.
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A-Rachelle Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2012
Rwarh! I wish Turbine would have put this through to the game. It's a wicked awesome.
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13rapaz Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2012
Great!
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:iconartsend:
Artsend Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2012  Professional General Artist
Lovely!
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Mydnight-Ryder Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2012
You work for Turbine? Nice! Can you get me four copies of the Rohan expansion? Please?

Anyway, nice Elf designs. would have killed to see these in the game. And I'm in the minority of my 15 year old mmo gamer peers because they all play World of Warcraft. LOTRO is easily 100 times better, just because of Tom Bombadil!
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Comacold Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Looks very nice, why was it rejected?
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vladimir1988 Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2012  Student Writer
Amazing!
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Edarneor Featured By Owner May 7, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Hey!! get that bikini back off!!! s no children here! ;)
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xXCosmic-ZinnyXx Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2012  Professional General Artist
thats just weird
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PsychicNomad Featured By Owner May 2, 2012
This is awesome, Great work!!! :)
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TheColdZephyr Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2012
Meh.
I'm not saying it doesn't look good, because it does, but armor-wise, LotRO leans more towards realism and coverage over showing skin.
Now, if she were showing a little less cleavage and was wearing actual pants, I could see this making it in-game.
Otherwise, I love it, especially the color scheme
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KyzerKech Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2012   General Artist
even if the concepts didn't get used, I like this. o3o the outfit is very cool looking. :D
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Juk91 Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2012
^^
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:iconqdhxx:
qdhxx Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Looks nice. But where are the base colors?
And where will dyes color the clothes?
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Gorrem Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
These colors would be race specific. Usually how it worked at Turbine is I would add color swatches that designate which colors would be the dyemapable areas, so in this case purple would probably be one of the color swatches.
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CelestialKisses Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is gorgeous. Wish they had this outfit in the game.
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RavenseyeTravisLacey Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
I love it. I think its an amazing and great rendition of Elvin clothing.
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exocolumn Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2012
Very nice!
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TheOnlyWildOne Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2011
cool :P
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SaeedRamez Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2011  Professional
perfect!
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:iconlynja:
Lynja Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I love the way you draw feet :D and the rest is allso awesome ;)
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CerealGuy Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2011
I like the organic cut and flow to the clothing. Also very natural color choices with the raspberry and olive.
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missVarlou Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2011  Professional Writer
Love your art... BUT

Looks like streetwalker. Hope my char newer be like this (
I love lotro woman clothes for their realism and chasteness
It's for LA2 not for lotro
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Lancelotbetrayer Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2011
It's a LM! :D
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Lancelotbetrayer Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2011
I want that costume and that staff for my Lore-Master!!! <3 <3 <3 <3 <3 <3 <3 <3 !!! love it!!!
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lrsperanza Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2011
I'm looking for a graphic designer for a payed work, are you available? Add me on msn and I will explain it to you: lucassperanza@hotmail.com
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Gorrem Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
Sorry I'm not a graphic designer!
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iszcariot Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2011
sublime.
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:iconrerrede:
RErrede Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2011  Student Digital Artist
Wow fantastic design. :)
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NikkuSan Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Beautiful costume design!
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shtalrydbetty Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
i hope you dont mind me asking where do you get ideas for the clothing?
by the way its look beutifull:)
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:icongorrem:
Gorrem Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
mostly a combination of asian influences for this one. Thanks!
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shtalrydbetty Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
ty:)
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Eehcoli91 Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2011
Wow this is beautiful. o.o
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SupermanLovesAspen Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I especially like the last one. Too bad there isn't a fully nude version. /sigh
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Ghostman2007 Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Love it. :) nice work.
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lebruitduvent Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2011
Love the work you did on the clothes. =)
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rodasaow Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2011
lovely
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LhuneArt Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
You sir are my hero.
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Bashtal Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2011
Oh I love that game! Too bad they didn't use this design!
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lou2209 Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2011  Student Digital Artist
Its so beautiful and elegant! :D
Too bad they weren't used :(
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