Tuesday, November 27, 2007

07-11-27 Stages

Just so you know, I went about this picture pretty much completely the wrong way. You can also see (maybe) how I fumbled around trying to get the shading right and fix the mistakes in the original sketch, never entirely succeeding.

All done in Corel Painter Essentials from a photo reference (of course) in about three hours.

Another somewhat interesting factoid: Almost every color in the picture is some shade of red/orange. (Browns and skin tones are pretty much orange with less saturation.) That includes the gray of her dress and the background. Here's a picture with the saturation turned up in Photoshop:

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