Avarial: a winged elf.

Another image known to my friends as "What happens when Cat gets bored," I composited this photo from three images I found on MorgueFile.com.

The model was wearing torn-up jeans and an old army jacket, which I turn into a flowing skirt and cloak via Photoshop's liquify tool, which I also used to do her ears. I reconstructed the bottom end of the bow as it was cut off in the original photo, and put a point on the modern-style blunt arrow. The various bits of Celtic-style knotwork art are all patterns I created myself in Photoshop. I then tinted her skin, put on the wings, and added everything to the background.

I didn't touch the tree though; it actually exists somewhere outside of London.

 

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Avarial