She watches her steps so she doesn't tread on any tiny creatures.
The rose and green stem section were cut out separately and transformed to fit as a skirt for the child. The bokeh background was added and extra circles were painted on it freehand. The mushrooms were cut out and placed around the model. Sections of the forest floor were cut and pasted into the scene. Lots of masking, color changing, and layer blend modes were used.
Finally an oil paint filter was added to give a painterly feel. (1 year and 211 days ago)