The left is the skeleton sketch I drew in Illustrator. I took a Mandala I drew and turned it into the wallpaper in the back. Then brought her to life with Live Paint. Recognizing the shadows and highlights along the body but also keeping it illustrated.
This was created in Illustrator using their 3D properties and type treatments. It's meant to be bright and pop out at you. I chose opposite colors on the color wheel for that reason.
This Lotus flower was created from scratch in Illustrator. It demonstrates sketching, gradient meshes, live paint, and attention to detail.