Artist: Eva Soulu
Cover illustration for the novel "Brood of Bones" by A.E. Marling.
Completed: September 25, 2011
Tools: Wacom Graphire 2, Painter 6.0, Adobe Photoshop CS2
Commissioned work. The most challenging part was to put the whole rainbow into the painting, but make it look serious and noble. Enjoyed the process a lot. No refs were used, although I looked through many gems' photos for inspiration. Here are some details:[link]
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