This one of a few Christmas gifts I did this year. It was a last minute idea for my mom. This is probably a sentiment shared by many, especially here in the cold, dark, bleak winters of the Midwest where the sun is down by 5 o'clock and it is 20 below zero outside...kinda hard to be motivated.
Pretty satisfied with the overall result. The only things I would change are the size of the hands, and the perspective of that bench seat, as I was basically eyeballing it (lazy). The other thing I noticed was, the silhouette of the bottle was disappearing into the background/bench. I was able to adjust it a bit in the digital version, but the print ended up darker than expected, so...probably gonna need to go back and fix that at some point...should be simple enough to do.
Anyway...just thought I would share, as these are the projects I enjoy doing the most, and could actually see doing something like this as a collaboration with a company of sorts (basically packaging design or illustration).
So, another gift and another piece in the old portfolio! Happy New Year, considering all that has happened, this next year (and possibly four) should be very interesting to say the least...excited to see what happens...and a bit scared, too.
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