Here’s my latest female project!
It’s based on a Bazaar magazine cover featuring Bella Hadid (original below). Not much was left to my imagination, but my focus right now is on shading and highlights – and I was really happy about her nose.
I was able to do the middle highlight of it and literally watch the nose come forward out of the page – so that was exciting for me!!
I’ve worked on this for about a week or two, off and on, and I’m finding that slowing down to try new techniques out makes the experience much more rewarding. I had a real hard time with her hair so I opted to cover it with something resembling a head wrap, and I added a slight oil paint look in Photoshop because I wanted the lines to be softer.
I’m happy that I’m still enjoying (and content with) the female art – it’s a great creative outlet – and I’m about ready to map out a one year plan to get (semi) fit, so wish me luck!! It’s not a diet or super strategic exercise plan… I just know that I sit too much (which is not healthy) so it’s something to get my heart moving a little.
Anyway, that’s about all for now. I hope you enjoyed the latest illustration… thank you for checking it out!!