A Dryad is not just one specific entity, it’s a kind of nymph, along with so many others. So maybe, I’ll still draw other Dryads in the future, to add to the collection, since Nature is one of my main inspirations anyway 🙂 But in the meantime, there are so many other characters in Greek Mythology that I’ll probably do something else before I get to this kind of nymph again! So many interesting gods and goddesses to pick from, and heroes and other mythical beings to illustrate, it feels like an endless source of material to depict!
Dryad was done in Photoshop, with the first sketch done on paper, and subsequent changes all done digitally.
This is Cupid, she is a black girl, she is badass, and her motto is “make love, not war.”
So, this illustration had been in the making for a long time, but I had many changes of heart regarding her design, and it ended up taking me way longer than I expected to finish it. For the sake of comparison, scroll down to see the old version of it, which I wasn’t really happy about.
Cupid was done in Photoshop CC 2017, and the first rough was done on paper, but subsequent changes were all done digitally.
Before some major tweaks, this is what Cupid looked like: