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Bitten by NY-Stray Bitten by NY-Stray
Selfish promoting for the werewolf book!: www.lulu.com/shop/alexa-hj/bit…

I know I'm going to get this question, since it's happened before--no, Luna (the girl portrayed here) is not meant to me.  You could definitely say she has some traits and personality attributes that are similar to mine, but so does the other main character, Zack Nighting, and a few other characters.  So, no, she isn't supposed to be me, or a "fantasy version" of me, or "who I wish to be."
I actually did--what I thought was--the smart idea of leaving too much mention of Luna's ethnicity out of the book, so everyone could kind of think of her however they liked.  (I think I mentioned her as "pale" once or twice, but please remember that "pale" does not always immediately mean "light."  Dark-skinned people can be pale--Queen of the Damned, anyone?)

Ethnicity aside, I'm not too thrilled with the way Luna came out.  She's supposed to be 14yrs old, but here she kinda looks 16 or 17, and she has a different body type.  Eh...all the more reason to keep trying, and I am glad to be drawing humans, nonetheless.

Anywhoo fun to do, even though I probably could have spent a little more time on the cemetery.


No, this isn't going to be an alternate cover or a new cover--I like it, but I don't think it fits as a book cover.


"Bitten" & image (c) NY-Stray
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AlfaFilly Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Really awesome composition. And all those colors! They work really well together to create the atmosphere.
I still like how you do highlights on hair xD
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NY-Stray Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2014   Traditional Artist
Thanks!
Hair is still one of the most difficult things for me to draw and color, so that means a lot.
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Ravenfire5 Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
really cool pic :)
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JettAshfeild Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Sexy chick turns into a werewolf? I approve.
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