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Family Portraits - Beauty

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This was just for fun :) I've been finishing up the manuscript for "Beauty and the Beast" in between other projects, and I drew a quick portrait of "Beauty" as a child... in the style of one of those old daguerrotype portraits her father would hang onto.

You can see, she didn't change much as she grew up! The pose resemblance was of course intentional: abigaillarson.deviantart.com/a…

Also, I started an instagram! I posted a sketch of little "Beauty" there: instagram.com/p/hRxfN9rpVG/

And you can find more process work from "Beauty and the Beast" on my tumblr: abigaillarson.tumblr.com/tagge…

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This was drawn in pencil, and colored with watercolors and in Photoshop.

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David-Michaels's avatar
Featured in portuguese blog Coisas da Interwebs. Have an awesome weekend. If you could please share this feature, I'd really appreciate it, as lots of hard work goes into finding and selecting all the awesome art and running the blog. Thanks!

www.coisasdainterwebs.com/2015…
shes so pretty!! she looks like the character... smart and independent, but kind. she looks almost amused :L 
azyhadee's avatar
I really love your work 
RainbowStr8ghtJacket's avatar
EnimgaKenshin's avatar
Again, I really love your style. You're so amazing ^_^
Baureal's avatar
I love this Beauty ! The movement of the hair is pretty, and i think the texture of clothes is excellent !
JillianStripe's avatar
she's so adorable Meow :3 
Whitelili123's avatar
That's really good plus I love it,she's very beautiful
freshberries's avatar
You always make your characters look cute and pretty. I adore that style.
Her shirt reminds me of an onion :D
madappel's avatar
I really like this kind of art style :) I cann't really tell why. It has an interesting character :)
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pumkinladyofdeath's avatar
iam so in love with your style~ <3 thanks for inspiring me everyday *w*
whiteXblackrose's avatar
I can't wait to see more of Beauty and the Beast. From the images I'm sure your version is going to be a favorite.
nati's avatar
Can't wait for your version of 'Beauty and the Beast'! One of my favorite fairy tales, along with 'The Little Mermaid' (not the Disney movie, of course :D). Good luck for the project, Abigail!!!
Follyfoot's avatar
The drawing itself is amazing, but I am just loving the colors too! :love:
S-A--K-I's avatar
I love your quirky anatomical style... !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :iconilavplz:
OuroborosRagnarok's avatar
I like the balance between "roughed up" and "elegant" in her outfit. Also, the sepia tone.
lmamc's avatar
She is so pretty!
bleuberry109's avatar
She's very lovely! :heart:
Her dress is gorgeous too ^^
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