thom chiaramonte

I draw comics, ride bikes, and eat melon; sometimes simultaneously.

TRDL 2015 Series, No. 19 – River Tam [Firefly/Serenity]

TRDL 2015 Series, No. 19 – River Tam [Firefly/Serenity]

TRDL 2015 Series, No. 19 – River Tam [Firefly/Serenity]

This one was done for the TRDL Art Jam, the subject being the theme color blue. I have to admit, though I’ve fostered a thermodynamically measurable interest in Summer Glau, I’ve never seen either Firefly or Serenity. I tried to sit down and watch the show with my lovely wife, a Buffy fan, and she couldn’t get through the first 10 minutes. I know I’m remiss and need to try again. Anyway, I’ve seen several images of River Tam striking some sort of attack pose with these weapons and in a dress, though the colors were always different. So I took inspiration from the blue version and ran with it. Interestingly (to me) I found the photographs of her in this dress with the dark muted boots very underwhelming as a color combination, but once I added the color splash behind her it worked…

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TRDL 2015 Series, No. 20 – Psylocke

TRDL 2015 Series, No. 20 – Psylocke

TRDL 2015 Series, No. 18 – Spitfire

TRDL 2015 Series, No. 18 – Spitfire