The pose was inspired by [link]
I suggest full size by the way, in order to see the words
This is REALLY out of my normal art comfort zone. I'm used to doing tons of minute detail and a complex background, lots of colors, etc. But I did want to try something different.
This was really inspired by the type of year I've been having. I mean, it's pretty much over now, but I had a giant workload with school, I was running my yearbook club and trying to meet deadlines, dating, high school drama, being forced to call the police on my parents busy year in general, and at times, I felt like I really struggled, but I told myself not to break, that I would survive, and that a strong will could conquer almost anything.
Done on watercolor paper with a fine point sharpie and watercolor