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3.25 / 5.00

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Mar 9, 2016 | 5:10 PM EST
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spring
autumn
cotm
wanderingseason

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Author Comments

For this challenge of the month I wanted to depict a young Spring and her first encounter with Fall. Spring, being also a time of renewal and rebirth in nature, is a young girl with her classic crown of flowers that have however began to wilt as she spends more time in this Autumnal forest. I wanted to try to portray her uneasiness at the realization that all life comes to an end as she sees her very crown begin to fall apart.
I feel the gray of the pencil further reinforces the gloominess of the setting.
Hope you guys like it. :)

WIP:
http://i.imgur.com/wzNXao3.jpg
I drew this piece with an H lead and a stubby black Col-Erase pencil. I am probably headed to art jail tho for having done it on regular printer paper :P

Sketches and studies:
http://i.imgur.com/UhkJr4S.jpg

(compiled from several pages) At first she was too mature, then I didnt like her expression and face, finally after some more studies I found the right pose and face.

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BanesysBanesys

Rated 5 / 5 stars

AMAZING!


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Cloud-yo responds:

Aw shucks! You are! ;D thanks for taking the time :)


ToradhToradh

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

That's amazing, love the shading, details, and originality! And that bunny, of course.


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Cloud-yo responds:

Oh wow, thanks! And the bunny thanks you too :D


Ez86Ez86

Rated 4 / 5 stars

Awsome DRawing, i loved it if it was in colors or more contrast. But i really like the Faceexpression...its chilling and spooks me out :D Good Luck at this COTM


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Cloud-yo responds:

Thanks, it is rather High Key...I did my best after scanning it to balance the brightness and contrast. But I guess the original was rather light handed. I wanted to have contrast mostly on her eyes to further draw the viewers attention :)


IrmaZwartIrmaZwart

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

I love how a black and white drawing can still be so expressive. This really is a great drawing, could be right out of a storybook.


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Cloud-yo responds:

Thank you very much! The storybook look is what I was going for :)


andradadrawsandradadraws

Rated 4 / 5 stars

The expression must be the highlight of this piece. I also love the little details like the texture of the tree bark, the different shape of the fallen leaves and the cuteness of the animals. Great!


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Cloud-yo responds:

As you can see from my sketches (linked in the description) I did focus on trying to find a quirky and unusual expression. Im glad you liked it! :)