A client who has a tailoring business wanted to create a memorable card announcing her new location to her customers. Merja sent me photos of herself and listed some of the items she routinely uses in her work.
I started with a pencil sketch of her running with all her various sewing supplies.
Merja requested a change to slacks and a blouse, and I did a revised color marker sketch of the figure –
She wanted a demure pink background, so I placed the finished art onto a rosy backdrop, with Merja breaking out of the box a bit in her drive: