The Fairest of them All
Graphite pencils, pastels, watercolours.
I have been working on this one for quite a while, and even so I had to simplify my original idea quite a bit to finish it in time ...
I just decided that the fairest of them all could only conceivably be Danila Kovalev...
It's a mix of many photos... you will understand how much I suffered in the last two weeks, browsing pictures of D. K. in various states of undress to source all the various parts... And then I started drawing from the top of the page, and by the time I reached the bottom of the paper I realized I had to frame the whole thing a bit tighter or end up with a somewhat embarassing picture. Ahem.
Those who read Woman as a Foreign Language will find more than a few echoes of Julia/n's in this.
May I remind you, on this Valentine occasion, that Woman as a Foreign Language is the most beautiful love story I ever wrote?
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