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The Vampire-Lord's Daughter

Posted Feb 28, 2018, 11:12:39 AM

A try at Jill Wolcott from Down Among the Sticks and Bones, book two in Seanan McGuire's Wayward Children series - thinking of the dress like an orchid, what would that even be like…

I knew I needed to keep the center of the flower in the design somehow, and wound up putting it on the bow - it seemed right for her, how it looks a little like a bird's head and a little like an animal skull. 

This was actually part of a larger sketchpage-in-progress but I decided to isolate it because I was Pleased with how it came out. :)

One thing I'm not sure about is whether the contrast was high enough - the delicate lines sorta work with - floaty and dreamlike, isolated existence - but I'm concerned about visibility on other computer resolutions/brightness settings. Also I'm not sure if it came accross how *young* she's supposed to be, early teens - does that get changed a bit by the sharp jaw edges?

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  • Mar 8, 2018
    She still looks like a younger person to me, I wouldn't worry about that. How you put the orchid elements in is wonderful.
    • Mar 12, 2018
      Thanks! And I'm glad that bit comes across well. ^_^
  • Mar 11, 2018
    *love it*