These are the steps I used for a piece called Dark Mysteries: Adria (barmaid).
|| This is a snapshot of the
rough stages of the drawing. I've got down what I want it to look
like, but there's still a lot of shading and some anatomy adjustment to
|| At this stage I've finished
the shading for the figure. Noticably, I changed her left arm and
the positioning of the tray and her hand. (I ended up having to take
some digital camera shots of my own hand holding up a sketchbook to have
some reference for drawing her hand.)
I also brought her right
elbow up slightly and changed the angle of her right hand (against her
hip). I ended up erasing and redoing the shading on her left shoulder.
I removed the necklace she was wearing. I also changed her hair slightly,
as it looked too stiff.
|| And, finally, I added a
background. Took me a while to get an idea I liked that would fit
with the limited space I had to work with.
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