Janna Fong

Rainy Day
Rainy Day by Janna Fong (@jfong)

Let me start by saying I love this picture. This is my first time rendering rain and it was super fun to do! I kept going back and touching it up because it was so fun! ::nerd:: XP Making the glow, rain drops, rain streaks....it was all great! Okay, I'll stop talking about the rain now. =Þ I did a lot of experimentation in the picture. First, the lineart is not done in black, but light brown. I thought the change might add to the atmosphere of the picture. Mind you, I had no idea how it would work out. I've never colored a picture with non-black lines before. XP I also toned down my usual bright palette and went for a more grayer one. This is most evident in their skin color. The rain was the biggest experiment of all. I didn't even know where to start! However, with a little experimenting here and there I got it down. ^_^ The bg is comprised of two photos I took.

What inspired me for this image is an event that happened back when I was in junior high. My friends and I ran out into the rain with umbrellas and just horsed around. I twirled my umbrella around and around and it ended up turning inside out. ^_^;;

Anyway, this was drawn for the S7 contest being currently held on the forums. Check it out! It brings out your creativity. =) I'm on spring break so I decided to join in. I wish I had more free time from school. ;_;

This picture made me realize I should experiment more with action, atompshere, and expression. The subject matter really forced me to think outside of my small box. XP Thank you, S7!

Finished Work
18 years and 364 days ago
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Comments & Critiques (3)

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Posted: Monday, 26 April, 2004 @ 04:38 PM

Hi! Ive been wanting to comment on your gallery for a long time, I just never had much time, but i was finaly able to see it, and youve drawn some great (i mean really great)pictures. but this one is definately my favorite! This is amazing! I love rainy day pictures, and this one is excellent. I really like colors in this, ASAthena is right, it adds a sense of maturity to the picture, but the picture is still really fun. I like the expressions, and I love to see how you took one of your own experiences as inspiration for the picture. I cant wait to see more of you pictures! Oh, and thankyou for all your comments, I really (I mean really) enjoy seeing them! Thanks for all of them, your to kind. ^_^

Posted: Monday, 11 October, 2004 @ 11:52 AM

this is very well done. The rain looks excellent! I've never tried drawing rain, but it seems like it would be difficult. I love the colors as well...very subdued, perfect for a rainy day. I only see one problem, and it's a very small one....the kid in the back's umbrella handle seems too thick. That's just me being nit-picky,though. This is an excellent image. Great work once again ^_^

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