Inspired by an iconic painting, my client Ella happily models for me.

 

 

Ella
Ella

Ella happily models for me.

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Ella
Ella

I start the process.

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I add a scarf and check the light.
I add a scarf and check the light.
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Ella
Ella

And another scarf.

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Ella
Ella

Draping a black background, I turn off the lights and work with the natural daylight in the studio.

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Ella
Ella

Testing the light and shadows.

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Ella
Ella

Almost getting it.

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Ella
Ella

And there she is, a girl with an extremely large pearl earring.

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Linda
Linda

This is Linda, a lovely woman of a certain age.

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Linda
Linda

This is Linda after a cosmetic attitude adjustment. She loved bringing out her bone structure and eyes. Also the color choices.

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Before and after make-up