Decemboobs 2016, Day 22: Bleh!

Day 22:

Digital drawing of a black girl in high top making a silly selfie against a science-fictiony background.
Black girl in high top making a silly selfie against a science-fictiony background.

What I wrote about this at the time:

I had a bunch of different plans for today, but then I spent more time than expected on my webcomic AbĂși’s Travels. And I found this source image from Mellow?Mami, which I had stored in my Tumblr likes last year to draw this year. Now, this image would not have made the cut as I’d already done several images with girls standing in tight tops this year, and I’d already done several images based on selfies this year, and I’d already done several images based on black girls with big hair this year. But the expression on this source photo was awesome, and it so happens that this exact scene shown in the original post will happen in a new webcomic I have planned for 2017 – a character admiring herself in the mirror, sticking her tongue out at her nipples and making a selfie. So why not use this as a practice piece for that same scene? I decided to do this one in a more cartoonish way instead of spending too much time getting all the details right. I then used the color scheme (skin tone, clothing colors) of the character Adrienne from AbĂși’s Travels, because that is the general appearance I will be going for with that character. (In fact, the new character will have a similar name and have several other characteristics in common with the existing character.) I slapped in a sci-fi background just because.

The source image and the blog it was on have been shadowbanned by Tumblr. The blog has not been taken down but has been made inaccessible through forcing the user to click through several warnings and access it only from their dashboard. The individual entry is impractical to get to.

The webcomic I mentioned? Still in the planning stages for maybe 2019. But you never know if I ever find myself with time on my hands.