Making of 'Storm in a Teacup'

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I begin by signing my name backwards.
In progress photo for Storm in a Teacup painting from first signature to final image
Fine lining the highlights of Alice's hair.
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Adding in hair and first splash of red.
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The painting side and reversed to check on how it looks from the front.
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Adding a second layer of paint to Alice's legs.
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Looks like someone's been nosing around in the brushes.
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Adding the nautilus, backing the waves and adding in the high seas.
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Unexpectledly blowing bubbles and adding in a tail fin.
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Halfway point, searching for secret symmetries in the reflections.

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More waves, more fish. London appears.

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Looking glass time in London and it looks like it's time for a cup of tea.

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The backing layer and finishing the sky with a bit of extra love along the way.

In progress photo for Storm in a Teacup painting from first signature to final image

All finished. 


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