BLUE SUN ROOM IMAGES

SHADESIREN

Inara Portrait
Thursday, April 5, 2007

Based on a promotional photo of Morena Baccarin - much better results than my previous effort. Hand painted in PSP 9 with Wacom tablet. Comments and criticisms welcome!


CATEGORY: GRAPHICS    TIMES READ: 1902    RATING: 9    SERIES: FIREFLY

COMMENTS

Thursday, April 5, 2007 12:43 PM

AGENTOMEGA


(Stares agape for a minute before remembering to close mouth)

Criminy jistmas, Shadesiren...

That's positively stunning.

The texture on her hair is especially well-draw.

Thursday, April 5, 2007 3:31 PM

PHYRELIGHT


This is reeeeeaaaaally beautiful! Got any more??

Friday, April 6, 2007 1:51 PM

SHADESIREN


This is only my second picture like this, I'm working one of Kaylee now, I really, really hope it comes out even half as good as this one. This one still blows ME away, and I watched it coming to life lol.

btw - this is all 100% hand drawn, no "photo editing" or other digital manipulation was done. I painted it using PSP 9, using a photo of Inara as a guide for color and lighting and stuff.

Saturday, April 7, 2007 11:15 PM

MISSTRESSAHARA


As a fellow artist who uses the computer as her canvas, I totally undestand how difficult it is to draw (I'd say it's harder on a computer because you don't have as much control) so I commend you. The most Serenityesque I've done is a Simpsons/Firefly crossover (which I must finish one day) I've only once attempted one of the BDH's portraits. Never did come out right. Nicely done Shadesiren, I'd say MPhillips has some competition (not that there is any)

Monday, April 9, 2007 8:10 PM

BLUEEYEDBRIGADIER


Great googily moogily this rocks! Definitely think you could make some serious $$$ off copies of these...except Joss, Fox and Universal would get sad and grumpy:(

Still...utterly faboo!

BEB

Wednesday, April 11, 2007 12:59 PM

ZZETTA13


Beautiful work SHADESIREN. Love the color and you've captured Inara very well. Sweetttt..

Z


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