Thora Birch as Enid Coleslaw Portrait

I identified with the characters in Daniel Clowes’ graphic novel Ghost World when I was in high school and since.  In particular, I enjoyed Enid, the lost and passionate, rebellious and contrived protagonist.  The movie version of the comic is also fantastic.  Thora Birch plays Enid.  Here’s a portrait of her as the role.  I’ll take you through the process:

This is the final 16″x20″ portrait:

thora birch 16x20 web

 

Without the gradient:thora birch 16x20 web no back

 

The lines:thora birch 16x20 web lines thora birch 16x20 web green lines

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