Navajo Myth: First Woman Picture

Third of the six original beings in the Dine Story of Creation, Navajo mythology. The only thing mentioned about her is that she's the daughter of day break and the yellow sky of sunset. So the model I used for in my costuming class is Lucy Liu...mostly because while looking through pictures of people to turn in for the project, I found this black and white photo of her that just screamed daughter of dusk and dawn.

Like all the others in this series, I had to use my digital camera to take a picture of the picture, then try and clean up the flash reflections in the metallic tedious. Oh what I wouldn't do for a scanner!

pencil, watercolor, black ink, and metallic gel pens on sketch paper (no I won't do that again!)
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