“Beneath the makeup and behind the smile I am just a girl who wishes for the world.”
Original image of Marilyn Monroe taken in Kingston, New York, USA atop “Broadway Joes” Cafe. The statue is life size and is one of four atop the building.
Alterations done through multiple layers, AFX lighting, and Topaz filters. Slight Redfield Fractalius added. Distortion lens applied for perspective.
Textures courtesy of “KerstinFrank of Flickr”: http://www.flickr.com/photos/kerstinfrank-design