Long lost words whisper slowly to me
Still can't find what keeps me here
When all this time I've been so hollow inside
I know you're still there
This is a very emotive image, and something a bit darker than what I usually draw. But it the reference was very powerful nonetheless, and I felt compelled to draw it.
The reference was taken from *ValentinaKallias
wonderful gallery, and is one of which she is the model. She has a lot of brilliant photos to accompany her digital artwork, and I hope to draw more pictures from her gallery sometime in the future.
When seeing this image at the beginning and all during the process of drawing, I was constantly reminded of Amy Lee from the band Evanescence. It was this striking resemblance that inspired both the image's title along with the accompanying lyrics.
Also, you'll notice this is my first in a long time to utilize color. I originally had the vision to draw the picture in grayscale while adding color to the eye emphasize focus towards it.Tools Used:
6B, 5B, 4B, 3B, 2B, B, HB, F, H, 4H pencils
Faber-Castell Perfection pencils