I finally finished my submission for this month’s character design challenge. I based this illustration off of the main character from the book Empress of All Seasons by Emiko Jean. This was really fun to work on, and I learned a lot about color from this illustration, which was particularly difficult thanks to the lighting setting. I noticed that adding a lot of detail that can be rather simple (Like the lining on the cloak) can draw in the eye pretty effectively. I think the toughest part of this illustration were her legs and feet. definitely need to do better about getting reference for that next time, but overall i’m okay with how it came out.