Persephone Destroys the Light

Finally, the painting is done. I'll probably tweak it around for the next few days, but I think I want to get started on a Christmas card or something.

The picture next to it is a beautiful poster for Wong Kar Wai's 2000 movie In The Mood For Love. At first the movie was just normal to me, but I found myself going back to it over and over again. I love the music (the movie soundtrack has inspired many of my recent paintings), colors, story, actors (so classy DX), fashion etc. It's a rather slow movie to digest, but I love painting while watching it <3
The Criterion Collection version has some pretty awesome deleted scenes and alternative endings that can give a wider perspective of the movie.


  1. one quick fix I would say to look at would be the male's face. It has a little too much contrast with her hair. Basically in reality you would expect some sort of shadow to be cast on his face, either from the girl or just because of the lighting used. I would just add a layer and see if it helps to knock it back a little. I like that you knocked back the wolves they were starting to get a little bright. Hope you enjoyed your break and had a Happy Thanksgiving :]

  2. PS - specifically about the shadow, I meant to say around his mouth.


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