I tried to use the gradient tool a lot more this time - I always forget how handy it can be! It certainly gives a softer feel to the shapes and is a neat 'short-cut' to get around using layers upon layers to get a similar effect!
The Restless Winter Wind by ~somesoul - The suggester says "Such awesome work! Beautiful lines with wonderful colors build such an elegant and mysterious mood! Those eyes, lips flowers are simply amazing! Fantastic!" (
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