What was supposed to be realism

An assignment for character design class. The only criteria we were given was ‘realistic’, with little to no fantasy elements. Me being me, I still had to make her hair blue and have her be an android. I have to sneak fantasy in there somewhere. I came up with her entire backstory one night and decided this assignment was a good chance to put her on paper…

I guess ‘realistic’ referred more to how it was supposed to be drawn, in which case I have a long way to go. ;-; I’m also not sure how much self-deprecation is allowed on an allegedly ‘professional’ blog.

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I REALLY like how her side view turned out.