I wrote a blog a while ago about an art swap I’d recieved from someone on swap-bot as a private swap (this is when you set something up with an individual so you know who you are swapping with). Here is the picture I sent back to the swapper.
She started off quite different from who she became at the end.
Here she is as I sketched an image onto some acrylic paper. I initially wanted to make her quite sad and moody but then she kind of evolved into something a bit more cheerful and bright. The great thing about taking photographs is that I can go back and do this darker version another time.
Here is how she ended up:
I really love this picture – I was actually really sad to see it go but I did manage to make a scan of it and have popped it on some journals and notecards.
You can buy one here: