Cuca

A final burn pass damped the business of the background and brought the attention back to my character.

A final burn pass damped the business of the background and brought the attention back to my character.

Adjusting the HSL of the paint layers and adding a basic sketch of a background, along with a little bone in with the gold, really filled out the image.

Adjusting the HSL of the paint layers and adding a basic sketch of a background, along with a little bone in with the gold, really filled out the image.

Added some more features, but became uncomfortable with the hues of the body paint.

Added some more features, but became uncomfortable with the hues of the body paint.

Early pass. I like the flamingo eyebrows. References included a number of model photos from around the web; I like the gesticular nature of this pose.

Early pass. I like the flamingo eyebrows. References included a number of model photos from around the web; I like the gesticular nature of this pose.

The "Idiot Pass", where I get a rough idea of where I'm going with the drawing before dedicating a day or two to it. Takes at most an hour. Consistently looks terrible. Think of it as story boarding for a still.

The "Idiot Pass", where I get a rough idea of where I'm going with the drawing before dedicating a day or two to it. Takes at most an hour. Consistently looks terrible. Think of it as story boarding for a still.