The first piece of my Illustration series exploring the human condition.

This one is supposed to represent Innocence.

Trying to test my artistic abilities so I drew animals, backgrounds, clothes, a guy. All the things I’m bad at haha.

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WOW! I love it! :DD

funny souvenirs

Makes me think "Silence of the Lambs" because of the colors, moths (or maybe butterflies in this case), and a lamb.

Few things that stand out is the character doesn't look like he's in the snow, the edges on his feet are too crisp in my opinion. Would've been better if the central character more separate from the background by making him darker and the background lighter.

A rather interesting representation. Makes you wonder the meaning of the butterflies and why they're there.

As far as technical skill this fits perfectly, but the elements (even being symbolic) are both cliche and confusing. Who doesn't think of young women with blonde hair and blue eyes to be innocent? Who doesn't think of cradling a lamb as innocence and pure love. The innocence portrayed has no threat to it, no downfall, and its idyllic nature just serves to add to the cliche.
Not only that there is no direct interaction between the setting and the elements in it. The butterflies show no sign of the cold, neither does the girl, or the lamb. If you were trying to convey that innocence protects them from the harsh environment you have provided no context to point to that. Examples might be dead frosted over butterflies on the ground or flowering plants bursting around her. These things would help the viewer make the leap from a mish-mashed collection of symbols to a cohesive image of innocence. If they had an interaction you would be saying a great deal about innocence that hasn't already been said.
I hope the rest of your series conveys a overall message about the characteristics of the trait instead of just showing the same images that have already been seen (a fat man at a table of food has already been used for gluttony for example). You have the technical skill and ability to create a powerful image, don't waste your time on shit that everyone has seen and will easily forget.

The only reason y I didn't give a 5 star is because her left eye is disproportion to the right eye and that her right feet seen to have an toe nail where at this angle she is suppose to have her toe showing not her nail.

Credits & Info

4.68 / 5.00

Feb 19, 2014
5:16 AM EST
File Info
1100 x 1700 px
2.4 MB

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