To celebrate Japanese pop star Ayumi Hamasaki's 15th anniversary in the music business, I decided to pay tribute to the Empress by drawing five of DC Comics' lovely heroines in outfits inspired by some of the beautiful tour costumes she's worn over the course of her career. I picked the five heroines based on the response they received in my Women of the New 52 drawing series and so the five featured are those with the most favourites. Coming in fourth for most favourites is the badass Black Canary from the Birds of Prey.
I knew when I was selecting an outfit for Black Canary, I wanted to go for one of Ayu's rock looks. I opted to go for this sexy costume from her Premium Countdown Live 2008-2009 concert. It's one of my personal favourite costumes she's worn on-stage and it features just the right amount of shine with the black suit and sparkle with the sleeve cuffs and belt. To me, it screams Black Canary. Of course, I had to add in fishnets. You can't have Black Canary without her fishnets after all!
Want to see my Ayumi Hamasaki collection? [link]
Black Canary's drawing from the Women of the New 52 series can be found here: [link]
If you're in the mood for a redesign, you can find mine of Black Canary here: [link]