I really enjoyed this project and the process. This will be my first time submitting to TD&C.
I really wanted to do something with pears because of the time of year.
I was really inspired by these images:
I drew these pieces:
I hand lettered the title and added a plate:
This is my color study:
I ended up ditching the spoon drawing and the gray colors, though. I didn't feel that they fit with the warm design. I added some lace to the sides to draw the eyes inward. I think it also added to the romance I wanted to convey with the overall image. I added some repetition with the dripped pear in the background to fill some void. I was really happy with the action of the chocolate sauce.