Wel, that’s not really how she started out, but that is what she became. I was drawing again last night – must keep practising those faces – and I ended up with this:
Nick did ask me why my heads are all tilted and I just shrugged… I don’t really know, but I like that!! And then when I saw the Take a Word theme for Monday is “Butterflies“, I thought how pretty she’d look as ‘Madame Butterfly’… using brushes and layers of different sizes.
The butterfly background is from Dover (samples); I just changed the colouring to suit me. The butterflies are Photoshop brushes I made from a Dover image sample. I like this, but maybe I should stop “angling” their poor heads!?
Here is Maria Callas singing the aria from the Opera by Puccini…