My partner this year is Jessica and she has been it a number of years as well. So I suggested something a little different and she agreed. We are just going to have fun with it instead of going for a serious portrait. I asked her to put on some makeup like a Monster High doll. These are zombie Barbie type dolls that all the kids love now. I even picked out one, Rochelle, that I found on line, and Jessica was all for it.
So she sent me her pictures Friday and I found a couple better references of this zombie gal and had a really fun experience mixing deathlike skin tones, instead of lifelike ones.
12"x16" oil on linen