Friday, 20 May 2011

Midsummer Night

This picture started life as a rough drawing in my sketchbook. I kept returning to her and eventually couldn't resist developing her further. She always had quite a wild, untamed edge to her so I hope I managed to keep the feral look in her eyes...


The title of this drawing is "She brings the rain.." but she has always had the look of a forest child to me.. the prompt this week in Illustration Friday is Midsummer night and I think she fits this perfectly...

19 comments:

Tammie said...

Kathy, I love this!! Feral indeed and all the flowers and plants in her hair, as if they grew there, wonderful!

Sissy Sparrows said...

I could spend forever looking at this beautiful painting. I love it.

jamjar said...

This is beautiful, love her expression.

Eric Barclay said...

So beautiful!

Diane Smith said...

This is absolutely beautiful - love the limited color palette! Happy belated birthday.

gbkoru said...

She's lovely!

Meghann LittleStudio said...

Surreal, beautiful, haunting :)

Jon Davis said...

This is really nice, great idea, nice detail, and lovely delicate pencil work. Top stuff :)

Fay Akers said...

bravo!

wieselblitz said...

That look in her eyes is absolutely gorgeous. I am very glad Vicki introduced your work to me. So very lovely. Elke

Mona said...

absolutely beautiful work! Great work on her facial expression and the details :)

Indigene said...

Absolutely drop dead stunning! :) Wow!!!

HOLLY BURGESS said...

oh! she has such a wild and fierce beauty... Lovely!

coralmoon said...

absolutely beautiful!

Elizabeth Rose Stanton said...

She does fit it perfectly...very "Midsummer Night!!!"

k.h.whitaker said...

beautiful

Melissa Mackie said...

She is gorgeous and so very cheeky! Love it!

Cathy Holtom said...

So beautiful!

ldthoughts said...

This is beautiful, a gift shared. Thank you!