Another "hobby" set, by which I mean one done with a friend, in my place, with no photographer, assistants, or fancy photographic gear.

So anyways! This is the second set I've done with this model; my friend Deborah. It was originally designed for another model, and one which was a very slight girl. When she flaked on me, I despaired of ever finding another model which fit it. When Deborah voulenteered, I was a very happy painter.

The design itself is loosely inspired by the tattoo designs of the Maori people, which I have always admired. Obviously the black bands are a trifle more angular and thick than they tend to use, but when one has just a few hours to cover the entire - or in this case a little more than half - of the body, certain sacrifices need to be made.

 

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