Drawn from life, in the studio. She really is a lovely young woman.
Whoa! Thanx, O Great and Powerful Gloperator, for the feature! A very pleasant surprise!
And thanx all for the great comments and for the <3's! I'm really honored!
This was for the Portraits compo, but I reread the rules, and it says "one brush." I used the pen, primarily, but also the vector tool. And "blur" only three times. Gloperators, does it qualify?