The real purpose of this is to practice hair. Even more so than hands or expressions, hair completely ruins an image if done incorrectly.
I’ve already made EIGHT images this year! Didn’t even realize it until someone else told me. It’s gotta be a new record for me.
All of themare improvements over what I was doing at this point last year. I guess practice makes perfect after all.
In the interest of full disclosure, the end of last year required me to spend a few days checked into my favorite mental health center. I’m okay now. I’ll always fight to be okay. It’s my only real job: living.
Last time you guys got to see the early version of my pricelist. A few of the upper range things changed; their price points were slightly off. But overall, I’ve gotten pretty positive feedback. The commission list is almost full for this month, with more work planned for next month. Dare I dream?…
My life isn’t quite where I want it to be, but at this point its just a matter of tweaks. My business plan and life plan are on track and as long as I keep my PTSD and isolation in check, you guys can expect a better level of art.
So if you have any questions, comments or requests, pass them along! You guys have been here for the ride and hopefully the finish line for this level is in sight 😊.
I wish you peace and prosperity in the New Year.
Try not to take things personally. I had a friend of mine share an old picture in which she was laying down in the tub.
I’ve done something sort of like this before, but this time I decided to leave the character human. I wasn’t sure about it, so I made this thumbnail.
Of course, it evolved a little as it went. The hair was easy since I’ve drawn in a comic book style before. It was creating the underwater effect that took a little consideration. Still, this was the time to try things out.
I wanted her to appear innocent so I had to change her expression a tad…
….but in the end it felt close to what I want my final image to be. In the meantime, I hope you like the thumbnail! I’m leaving them all over my hometown ☺