This portrait is another in my vintage ladies of the silver screen series. The portrait was hand drawn using Corel Painter Essentials in a water colour style with a Wacom tablet and stylus.
I then added an old photo filter in Photoshop Essentials.
This art work was Inspired by this stock image courtesy of Hello Tuesday
Gloria Swanson (March 27, 1899 – April 4, 1983) was a prominent silent movie star, American actress and fashion icon. In 1929, Swanson was successful in making the transition to movie talkies.
She is best known today for her role as Norma Desmond, a faded silent film star, in the critically acclaimed film Sunset Boulevard (1950). Source Wikapedia