Drippin with alchemy..

I have a celebrity portrait brief for my Drawing studio class. 
I’ve chosen Karen O, I saw Yeah Yeah Yeah’s play last year and she pretty much rocked my little world, so yeah attempting to do her justice. trying to imbue it with that little hands on hips mix of goofyness, sex-appeal and punk rock attitude. 

It’s always a challenge when you’re not referencing just one image but rather trying to create something original from a composite of multiple images, it has the danger of turning into a frankenstein!

Likeness not quite there yet, and halo of abstract colorful shapes still to come.

Here’s the progress so far: