Scarlett - the Faerie of Feathers (2004)

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Vidya Enantia┬┤ Gopalakrishna

The Faerie of Feathers is my half of an art trade with Andrea Duarte, who also named her. Basically, she asked me for a fairy. I wanted to draw a slightly different fairy, so i named her faerie of feathers and and gave her feathers on her wings. as for why i chose peacock feathers....well, i love peacocks! plus, we happened to have a couple of vases of tall peacock feathers in my living room for me to use as a reference. for the pose, i also used a reference from f.a.r.p. found here. after tasllyn resting under a tree, i also used this picture to attempt to get closer to realism in photoshop. i haven't quite gotten it yet, but i think i'm getting closer. this is also the first time i've detailed the eyes and the hair so much. There are actually golden flecks in her eyes, but you can't really see them in the scaled down version for elfwood. drawn in pencil on sketchbook paper, then colored in photoshop cs.

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