This is a personal piece. I always wanted to do pin-ups and this is the first of (hopefully) a long series. I had a professional model pose for this illustration.
The mood and colors were in part inspired by a pin-up piece by Greg Hildebrandt.
This was painted entirely in Photoshop, first I created a flat for the shape, then added a Solid Color adjustment layer set on multiply above it and proceeded to shape the volumes as explained in one of my tutorials. This step is all done in B&W so I can make sure the values are correct. Then I added a couple of Curves adjustment layers to add color and the different tones. Lastly, the bg was done using custom brushes.
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