naked muscular woman from the back, gazing out a large window in a fantasy scene
© Teresa Wymore

DIGITAL ART | ORIGINAL CHARACTERS | FANTASY | LGBTQ

Detail of the ninth cover image for a series of Darklaw Stories.

Painting naked women is always a good time. Creating atmosphere, especially depth and space, is exciting. I combined both. The complexity this week was lighting. I wanted a dark, night time, warm feel, so I picked reds and yellows. But I feel green is always good to mix with stone.

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two women embracing in bed fantasy setting
© Teresa Wymore

DIGITAL ART | ORIGINAL CHARACTERS | FANTASY | LGBTQ

Detail of the seventh cover image for a series of Darklaw Stories.

Painting separate figures is one thing. Entwining those figure and showing their skin impact is the challenge. Here, Avestine’s lips and fingers clasping Kami’s flesh. Having layers allows working to the edge of each object with smearing.

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Young woman bruised and bloody with arms restrained in a dungeon setting
© Teresa Wymore

DIGITAL ART | ORIGINAL CHARACTERS | FANTASY | LGBTQ

Detail of the sixth cover image for a series of Darklaw Stories.

An art reference for this pose was hard to find so I took photographs. These helped me get the foreshortening correct.

The references for the bruises and scabs was not pleasant. But Darklaw is a grimdark world. The place is terrible. That’s what happens when gods start fighting amongst themselves.

I don’t think I got the coloring I wanted.

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