I can see a mansion behind her, like one of those Victorian or even neo classical ones.
Whatever period you think it the best.
But she's almost Vampiric, so maybe you can keep with that theme, and make like a fancy deadly house, you know "Interview with a Vampire" style.
Anywho you could focus on the wood work- maybe to symbolize the grain of life or something... some crap they tell us in painting class...
All i can think of is sticking true to the nature of the time period. Embrace it LOOOOOVE IT!!! lol I dunno, jus' a suggestion.
If she were in a field or somethign it wouldn't make too much sence, the only people that killed ppl in fields were like Jack the ripper, and if anything this chic is miiighty mad cuz she walked in on the husband cheating, put her i bedroom!! Women are always associated with sex and vengance. Ok i've DEFINATELY said enough.
It doesn't need to make sense where she is. I don't think of her as a real person, but as a personification of wrath/anger/fury.. That means, in this case, that she is the 'tool of the devil'.... I actually think I might put her in front of a burning rose hedge...
It probably won't be in this sketch that way, though. Fire is waaaayyy easier to paint than to colour with pencil crayons.
Fire? Anger is usually associated with Fire- choler http://dictionary.reference.com/wordoftheday/archive/2003/06/25.html is one of the four humours associated with disease and illvirtue from the old days. I learnt this cause Hamlett uses the humours alot in his plays. Fire would be very symbolic for this- yellow fire. Google Four humours if you want to pursue this more
Hurm... I read about fire being the main symbol for rage/wrath, but hadn't really wanted to draw fire. (I know, I'm being lazy). I think you're right, though. It would definitely work best as a background for her. I'll save that for the painting, though. For now perhaps a colour gradient similar to the background scheme I'm going to use in the final.
Oh- nothing exciting- I was thinking of doing pictures of all the Arkillian Draagons with elemental powers crossing with their humour. I think I've done Alex's a million times... I'm sure Drakobitus's is meloncholy, Byan's is sanguine, and if I can get away with it... Gary would be earth... what was that... :p
I can definetly see a burning rosebush behind her. But, unfortunately, the fire would mean that you'd have to stop being lazy (which we're all guilty of, especially me, so please don't think I'm accusing you of anything) and I don't think you want that. But it's still an awesome idea.
Being lazy? Actually, considering I'm doing my sketches in full colour already, that's a whole lot more work than I usually put into a series. Usually they're one-shot wonders. But, as Fembot knows, I'm planning on putting out money to get these professionally framed when I'm done, so I want them to be perfect. I think I'll try to colour in the fire, on that note. It should be easier than drawing fire in with pencil (as I've had to do before)....