I couldn't resist making Tarra a little girl in this challenge; there is such amazing opportunity for juxtaposing complete opposites (short/tall, beautiful/ugly, harmless/dangerous, etc). The "beast" was heavily inspired by opposums and naked mole rats (see references in wip post2) with a little bit of my Aunt Miranda thrown in. Just kidding! To be honest, I just wanted to paint gross slimey waxy skin on something hugely fat!
I've given the story behind this image a little thought, though I think too much would ruin it. Let's just say I put the glowing kite there as a story point and a focus for the beast (and also because it's so awesomely out-of-place underground). I know you viewers can make up lots of good reasons why they would be using it. Maybe it's a magical glowing kite that is leading Tarra and her scary friend beast along their quest!
Here are links to my 5 WIPS+references:
p.s. I hope the links are acceptable. I tried the official way of linking but the link window never showed so I linked you directly to the images.
Here is the page they are on, although this t6hing refuses to hyperlink it, bold it, or anything!
EDIT: I'm going to try the links again.
yeah, they still don't hyperlink at all. this sucks
It worked! It turns out it was Google Chrome's fault. I don't know what was going on but Firefox worked. Too bad I didn't think of that before huh.
Good Luck to all participants!
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