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A Nodame Cantabile wall in the Art Nouveau style. You can never have enough Nouveau.
Basically, I thought Nodame's pose in the scan was well suited to an Art Nouveau style portrait. The skeletal trees in the back had a Nouveau vibe anyhow, which is what tipped the scales for me. Also, I wanted to play with framing, where part of the character is inside the frame and part is in front.
Trace, with gradients to create soft shading. I had fun doing the lacy pattern on Nodame's blouse. Some texture (including a musical sheet texture) as well as a color shift to browns to give it a bit of that old-time feel.
Although initially similar to Letort Nouveau I opted to go for musical notational swirls instead of the more classic floral/leafy swirls of Mucha's style. I designed the frame so it could be extended horizontally instead of creating 3 frames to match a 16x10, 4x3 and 5x4 monitor resolution as is my usual wont.

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Name:
Nodame Nouveau
Series:
Nodame Cantabile
Date:
3/22/07
Characters:
Noda Megumi
Source:
Personal scan from Nodame CD Book 1