I fell in love with this image and was tempted just to redo it with girls instead of mustachioed chinamen. But, after meditating on it and sketching a bit I came up with the drawing for Alice’s Voyage.
It was around the time I was coming up with images for Tea and Circus an art show I had in Berlin. First she’s traveling in a tea cup. Disney, oh how you have influenced me.
This sketch is very close to the first inspiration.
Some of the research images.
Inspiration for color: Tim Walker fashion photo
And final painting: