This is my piece for the Peter Pan themed show at Susanita's Little Gallery. The gallery is completely online, so you only need a computer and internets to snap this one up when it goes live.
Another cool thing about Susanita's: they donate 20% of their profit from each sale to a children's charity. You can support me AND an adorable child in need AND you get a pretty cool painting of an androgynous elfish boy to treasure forever.
I had fun with this! I wanted to get away from the Disney version of Peter Pan (even though I like that version...those green tights are very strange, if you think about it). I have read the books and Peter is described as having a tunic of skeleton leaves or something, so lots fancy leaves were in order.
Composition sketches before I thought of doing it in an oval. I like the oval format. Sean thinks it's stupid, but I like it!
I looked at a lot of leaves.
OH yeah and Tinkerbell! I love that she is unapologetically bitchy. I wanted her to be topless. Tiny little fairy boobies are funny, don't you think? In the actual painting she's so small that you can barely see her face, so I just skipped the boobies and hiked up her dress a bit more. I'm tempted to do a second piece with her in it, but I've got other stuffs to work on!