Based loosely from this stock photograph: [link]
The backpack and water bottle were referenced from life, for the person I didn't use a reference.
I started this painting back in September but it's taken me ages to finish. I took a long pause from start to finish after being a bit overwhelmed with the sheer complexity of this.
Much thanks to `memod
for his pushing me to continue and for all his helpful critiques. It may have started as a gift for my mother but my dedication for this painting is to Dan.
Enjoy our planet, it's the only one we've got!
Process Animation: [link]
Adobe PSCS3 + Wacom tablet
more than 80 hours I'd wager.
Details here: [link]