'Her chest has also been somewhat inflated, yet again, leading to the beefier appearance that Emmie pointed out.'
'It's weird though because Willow is the antithesis of that image: she's ethereal, small boned, slender, with itty bitties up top that were decidedly not showing when she wore that dress before in Season 8.'
You know what? I agree. I didn't take enough time to make sure I'd given Willow the correct proportions when I drew this a few days back, and yep, she did look a tad 'inflated' as a result. A lot of the time this stuff needs to be turned around so quickly, that I end up falling back on standard-issue comicbook body-types, and as you say, Will certainly doesn't fall into that category.
So I've taken another pass at it. Please hop over to the updated image on my blog(http://moondog-themoonblog.blogspot.com) and take a look. Hopefully it more faithfully represents the real Willow!
Thank you for caring enough to take the time to make the minor (albeit, significant) changes. Willow's chest looks a lot more proportionate now. Also, thanks for being a class act when dealing with art critique.
Aww, Mooney, you're amazing. The before image was spectacular, but I agree that this updated version is more... Willow-y-looking.
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But I have to say I do love the more delicate lines for her shoulders now especially and the proportions for her bodice/chest (I particularly like how you creatively made the layer underneath the bodice seem billowy like it's slightly too big).
You're a class act, sir.
I get so used to fixating on the negative space when it comes to comics art that I didn't comment on what I enjoyed. So I'll add that I think you've perfectly captured Willow's unique eye expression (the shape especially is very, very Willow! Probably the best I've seen of her, in fact). More importantly, she's emoting in a very Willow fashion. It feels like Willow.
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