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Harley Quinn -Lucky You

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This was a commission I did at Denver Comic Con 2017, pencils, inks & colours (with copic marker) by me.

The Suicide Squad version of Harley is really fun for me to work on. I love the way her shirt has that hand-dyed look to it, so I can colour outside the lines a bit & give it a more organic look. It adds to the overall sketchy feel. I usually draw Harley with a more sinister grin or a smirk of some kind, but with this one I wanted go give her more of a China Doll look. I coloured in the center of her lips & faded outwards lightly. My fav part of this Harley though is her make-up! OMG! it's soooo fun to colour! It took me a while to figure out the right copic combination to give it a smear that looked right to me, but I think I finally found it with this one & I use 3-4 shades of pink, depending on how close-up she is on the commission. If her eye area is just too small for me to add that much, I dial it back to fit the space allotted.  

Harley has extremely pale skin. with copic, I've always stuck to the Cool Gray tones, which are blue-ish in hue, but lately I've found when I ad a very light purple (Copic # BV00) to her skin tone & throughout the image, it warms her up just a touch, which I feel makes her look a bit more human, while still in keeping with her look.  

She's part of my Sketch Commission Series, which I have available on my website from Jan 1-31, 2018, then she's gone. You can snag her here: www.dawnmcteigue.com/products/…
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hmbugs's avatar
Excellent! Love Clap 
IstariNJ's avatar
Fantastic! Really nice work. 
Zytah's avatar
She looks great! I love  how her make up runs down her face. Beautiful work ❤️❤️
Cachemirine's avatar
Harley Quinn looks like a beautiful rebel here, fabulous.
Daz2015's avatar
Beautiful rendition of our awesome friend Harleyquinn..lovely elegant colours and freeflow and sense of movement..most Deff Brilliant Artwork my creative friend..love this character..she is so much fun to draw an paint😊😆💖💙💖💜👍✊✌(/-\)..
Dawn-McTeigue's avatar
Thank you so much! 
Daz2015's avatar
You are most welcome fellow creative spirit..he says tipping bowler hat an bowing humbly at waist😁😄😉👌👍👍👍✌💜(/-\)..
DannyAndYoko's avatar
Sexy Dr Quinzel ^^
SouleSolari's avatar
Impressive! ^^ I wish I could art like this :’ ) I cry every time
kaname-chan's avatar
I always love the way you do faces and colors. It's always so interesting and captivating. :)
MrAMP's avatar
OH SNAP!  Harley looks amazing in this version.
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