I watch a lot of #crime shows. They’re depressing and almost always end badly. After one which was particularly horrible, I wanted to change it up and capture the #triumph of the #human #spirit and the post-captivity coming to grips with ones situation.
It’s about #survival, an intimate look into overcoming #trauma #ptsd (I really wanted to see if I could capture the expression right) .
I also didn’t want to add another smiling model #digital #painting to the Internet #art world.
This could be powerful, it could spur contemplation, or it could be ‘meh’; the only way to see is to put it out and see what people think.
Ps #lighting was super hard, this was a happy accident to capture her face. #artwork #illustration #render #life
I also promise my next post will be happy. This took a lot out of me.
Detail of the expression: