To celebrate the release of the Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, I have illustrated the Princess Zelda, inspired from the story segment when she visits the Spring of Power in the Eldin Province, as seen from Link's recovered memory. Zelda is attempting to awaken her divine Ganon sealing powers, but without success and with much frustration and tragedy.
I'm always learning new techniques when it comes to illustrating, and this piece was no exception. I worked the entire file with a new method of organizing my layers and segmented everything into folders: lineart, flat colors, shades, color holds, etc. On top of that, I was recently inspired by Rafy A to give a few final touches, including toning overlay and gradient glows.