altocello: (complicated colin)
This is a companion piece to "Nathan Appleby in Palette 37." I chose a warmer color palette for Charlotte, to reflect her personality, but wanted one with some cooler colors to represent that steely determination she shows when the chips are down and people need her. I absolutely loved the way Char Spencer played her, and I hope I've done her portrayal justice!

Drawn in GIMP on a Mac with a digital drawing tablet.

Disclaimer: This is a non-profit fanwork; no harm intended, no money made.

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Thank you to [ profile] alby_mangroves and [ profile] amphigoury for their awesome art beta skills, and to [ profile] rocknvaughn, [ profile] jelazakazone, and even Charlotte Spencer (I'm still a puddle of goo over that one) for cheering me on. I say this every time, but it's still true; you guys are my village and it wouldn't happen without you <3 <3

Date: 2016-10-21 09:27 pm (UTC)From: [identity profile]

Date: 2016-10-22 04:23 am (UTC)From: [identity profile]
thank you!!!! <3333

Date: 2016-10-21 09:44 pm (UTC)From: [identity profile]
hold the phone, the actor saw it? AMAZING!! This is a great result Cello, she's beautiful.

Date: 2016-10-22 04:23 am (UTC)From: [identity profile]
she saw a snippet I posted to twitter (and LIKED IT, OMG), but I don't think she's seen the whole finished thing. I died anyway <333
Edited Date: 2016-10-22 04:25 am (UTC)

Date: 2016-10-21 10:06 pm (UTC)From: [identity profile]
This is beautiful. You've done an excellent job with the fabrics and her lovely hair.

Date: 2016-10-22 04:24 am (UTC)From: [identity profile]
Thank you so much! I thought the hat would be the end of me, lol.

Date: 2016-10-22 05:07 am (UTC)From: [personal profile] mk_malfoy
mk_malfoy: Emrys MK Icon (Default)
This is beautiful. You captured Charlotte's determination and spirit so very well, and, as always, my eyes first go to the clothing and look for texture. Yours is exquisite!

Date: 2016-10-25 09:26 pm (UTC)From: [identity profile]
Thank you very much! <3 It's drawn using the same brush (acrylic 2, if you're wondering), just in different sizes, but it's amazing how much of a difference that makes.

Date: 2016-10-24 07:45 pm (UTC)From: [identity profile]
Beautiful, the limited colours really have a dramatic effect. Ot makes me think of those traditional painted movie posters. Oh, its a wonderful likeness.

Date: 2016-10-25 09:27 pm (UTC)From: [identity profile]
Thank you so much, I do like the challenge of the limited palette. One of these days I'll get brave and choose one that doesn't have an obvious skin tone, lol.

Date: 2016-10-27 08:46 pm (UTC)From: [identity profile]
Really gorgeous. Love the color palette. Plus you captured her so well!

Date: 2016-11-06 04:10 am (UTC)From: [identity profile]
Thank you very much! <333

Date: 2016-12-25 08:25 pm (UTC)From: [identity profile]
Love it! I like how she looks mid-action. There's a lot of energy there, and it's fabulous. :D


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