Effy's Canadian so for her latest lesson she created a whimsical iconic portrait to celebrate Autumn. Since I'm celebrating Spring (definitely more sunshine here lately but hoping the equinox will bring warmer temperatures to match) I am inspired by all the blossoms I'm seeing around my home city and my magnolia tree blooms
I've also just been to P!nk's concert in Auckland....A-MAZ-ING
so I'm feeling drawn to all things Pink ♥
Once I had a the base of the background done, I decided to block in the face and fill in gaps around it. I find it easier to do this earlier on since I sometimes find it hard to cover up layers beneath - in this case especially that metallic green...
I think from now on I will block the face in early if I know sort of where that is going to go, although layers showing through can definitely work for me. Cherry blossom paint for her face base seems appropriate
Loose florals for her hair
Face coming together
Not enough Pink. Glaze = transformation ♥
Also pinking up her face a bit more
White doodles add pop (and the feeling of spring blossoms for me)
Quote for Spring
And she's done.
I love this, and she looks nothing like the lesson! ♥Finding my own voice ♥ You can sign up for classes with Effy Wild HERE. See my Flickr album of all art work inspired by Effy's classes HERE.