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An old, old, old commission I just finished for a friend last night.

This thing took me five years to get around to completing and went through a ton of iterations. Plus, my style and skill level changed quite a lot from beginning to end. It was interesting to me to see this, but I'm glad to be done with her.

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Finished image.

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Step 1 - Started this about five years ago. Made the mistake of not using a ref.

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Step 2

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Step 3 - Decided to try going greyscale first. Tried to fix the pose, still didn't bother using a ref.

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Step 4 - Roughing out the body before adding the clothes.

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Step 5

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Step 6 - Got a damned clue and pulled in a ref.

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Step 7 - Started adding clothing and props.

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Step 8 - Clothing details. Should have waited until I had the hands solidified though. I got impatient.

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Step 9

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Step 10 - Got the damned books fleshed out, added some detail to the window.

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Step 11 - Basic colors as they would appear without any lighting. Probably not the most effective way of going about this, but this has been a learning experience.