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Rosie the Riveter and Winry Rockbell by joaocouto Rosie the Riveter and Winry Rockbell by joaocouto
I always though that Winry could be a reference to Rosie the Riveter, a cultural icon of the United States which represents the women who worked in factories during World War II, so i made this.
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HalfSaiyanHeart Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wearing revealing clothing like that in the 1900s? Eeghhhh... now I see why my generation has gone downhill.. T_T
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joaocouto Featured By Owner Edited 6 days ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
the character lives in an area where it's usually very hot, so it's just normal to see her like that. But in the manga you only see her one time wearing that tube top and sometimes she even wears coveralls too.
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HalfSaiyanHeart Featured By Owner 5 days ago  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Oh ok, thank you. That explains it :)
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Smellbringer Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2015
I think the biggest confirmation of the reference is that Winry's name is Winry Rockbell, while Rosie the Riveter's creator is Norman Rockwell.
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joaocouto Featured By Owner 6 days ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
yeah that's true! i didn't had think of that, thanks dude
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MerlynLeRoy Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2013
Yes, but that's actually not Rosie the Riveter, it's the "We Can Do It!" poster that is now always mistaken for it:
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Piegoose Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Rosie the Riveter is a fictional character, and this poster is of that fictional character. There's no specific look for her, but this is her. There's no mistake involved, and the Wikipedia page even agrees with that idea
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MerlynLeRoy Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2015
"Rosie the Riveter is a fictional character, and this poster is of that fictional character."

No, it isn't.  Rosie the 
Riveter is here:
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rosie_th…

The "We Can Do It" poster was NOT a depiction of Rosie the Riveter.  You might as well claim that Felix the Cat was Tom of Tom & Jerry, since they're both cartoon cats.
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joaocouto Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
yeah u are right, but the character from this poster is Rosie.
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jameth15 Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Love it!
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SSMaxRose Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Awesome! Showing your work next to Rosie's iconic poster has an awesome effect. Great work!
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Paulina135 Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2013
wow...^^ I am speechless...Nice work :D
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