Day 14: Bluer than Sky Were Her Eyes

Day 14: 
Bluer than Sky Were Her Eyes
Size: 7 x
5 inches / 18 x 13 cm
colored pencils and white acrylic paint
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1) What
inspired this piece?
This beautiful portrait photograph by Maria Selegna. The model is Andrea Auserón.

2) Why did
you give it that title?
It was
similar to the title of the photograph I referenced, but I tweaked it slightly.
I liked it because it makes a point of her beautiful blue eyes. I love blue
3) Did you
use a photo reference or model?
Yes, by
permission of the photographer. Check out her work:
4) Is
there a story or message in this piece?
I’m a
sucker for blue eyes.
5) Any
other thoughts?

She looks like an incarnation of spring, doesn’t she? 

This piece is part of a charity project.
All proceeds will be donated to C.A.S.T. – Coalition to Abolish Slavery and Trafficking (Visit the charity’s website at

Art from and for this project can be purchased at:

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