jilly ballistic

This is an illustration I did based on the work of this amazing NYC subway artist named Jilly Ballistic.  (More of her work can be seen on http://jillyballistic.tumblr.com.  Her work is a mind trip, totally subversive and post-apocalyptic.)  In my version, I was interested first in doing the drawing, as it's interesting that the figure is totally cloaked in hazmat gear but still clearly female.  Then I became interested in finding ways to make marks that reflect the proper values, with the bright light spilling over one side, and dark shadows on the other.  Finally, the background was made with lots of different kinds of marks and drips from sponged watercolor.

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