Thirsty - Versions 1 & 2
When talented chef Ashley Steele posted the inspiration for this drawing, I was sparked by the energy the image gave off. Sipping from a red cup, it looked almost serene, and yet its impact was extremely energetic all at the same time. The responses that it garnered only strengthened my perspective on it. I sketched it out, making it a bit more cartoonish than the original and shared it with her. Then I added the stroked colorful lines during the coloring phase, and the energy seemed to double. Still, I couldn't decide how I wanted to the statement to be made, so I decided to deliver both.