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Water Priestess

This is the progress page for my drawing called “Water Priestess”. I’m using my nonfiction author name for the drawings, if you’re wondering who “Madison Woods” is. Here’s the finished drawing:

Water Priestess, by Madison Woods. Notecards and prints available.

Water Priestess, by Madison Woods. Notecards and prints available.

Below you’ll find the steps I took from outline to finished.

Very light outline to get the layout down.

Very light outline to get the layout down.

Beginning to add color in the foreground.

Water Priestess, by Madison Woods. Beginning to add color in the foreground.

Water Priestess by Madison Woods, adding more color.

Adding more color.

Almost ready to start blending but needs a little more color in the background first.

Almost ready to start blending but needs a little more color in the background first.

Water Priestess in progress. Ready to begin blending and smoothing.

Water Priestess in progress. Ready to begin blending and smoothing.

Finally beginning the blending. Everything so far has been a build-up to this step. The blending is tedious, time-consuming, and it makes my arm hurt so I can only do small sections at a time.

Water Priestess by Madison Woods. Beginning the background blending at the top left corner.

Beginning the background blending at the top left corner.

All blended except for the water priestess.

All blended except for the water priestess.

Water Priestess, by Madison Woods

Water Priestess, by Madison Woods

Signed, numbered, & framed.

Signed, numbered, & framed. This item isn’t listed at the shop yet, but will be soon. Image is linked to the notecards.

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