An artist friend of mine, Elza Art Queen, asked me to lorna-eyes a photo of hers. I’ll take you through the process (backwards):
Here is the final 8″x10″ drawing (maybe the final…I’m considering the one below it too. I’ll leave that decision up to Elza.*) The difference between this first drawing and the second one is the gradient lighting in the back and coming off of the pool table in the forefront. I just started playing around with that tool and I haven’t yet figured out how/if I want to use it.
*Elza wanted me to add NAGA to Hanif”s hat (after she saw the proof). I did that:
A photo/drawing mix:
I brightened up the photo she gave me so I could see Hanif’s face better:
And Elza’s photo: