This piece started life as a simple line drawing sketch (originally one of a few promotional works for a sunglasses company), but eventually this pose was never chosen. I later modified it a little and kept it.
Gouache on ivory board – 14 inches x 19 inches
girl sunglasses gouache female figure figure painting
It is a pure pop art wicked piece! I love the way you have used plain colors, the very precise and limited shades really give that sunny feeling.
Hey there thv73! Thank you kindly sir :)
well chris, fine art, digital art, pop art, caricature, cartoon… what else? or what do you not do? you’re amazing… : )and i love her lips, neckline, jawline, shoulder, shades, hair , necklace, and the way she sits…
Thanks so much Mimi – I’m honoured by such flattery coming from you :)
Astonishing and Beautiful artwork~!!!
Thanks so much Gerrard :)
Amazing art!!!! It can be a great T-shirt design……
Thanks Mukesh – (love your photos btw ;) )Do you think so? I’ll look into that; I need a sale….
Mimi sums it up… a teriffic peice of pop art!
Many thanks Dennis – most kind :)
I see you have been busy with this new piece, awesome artwork, she’s gorgeous!! :)
Thanks Ming :)
Great one Chris! only one small thing! why there’s only shadow on teh clothes… shadows should also be on the skin…isn’t it?
Many thanks Trdib :)In reality (and perhaps in a photograph), yes, there would be shadows on the skin – and her hair also…. As this is a design / illustration, I opted not to use shadows here as they would have appeared too harsh for the overall linear feel of the image.By way of reference: I see from your goldfish TShirt design you have a strong ‘window’ reflection on the fish bowl, which would suggest in reality that there would be shadows & highlights on the fish also (cartoon or not) from that angle, yet as the designer, you chose to disregard such superfluous details as they’d only serve to distract ones attention away from the main visual message of your design…. Hope that makes some sense :)
Hi Anita, many thanks for your comment, and also for favouriting my painting :)
Very nice :)
Hi Zoe – thank you :)
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