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

 

 

Ella
Ella

Ella happily models for me.

Ella
Ella

I start the process.

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

And another scarf.

Ella
Ella

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

Ella
Ella

Testing the light and shadows.

Ella
Ella

Almost getting it.

Ella
Ella

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

Linda
Linda

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

Linda
Linda

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

Before and after make-up