A couple of photos/ art designs inspired me for Emily’s painting.
First, this wonderful picture:
Second, Emily’s squid tattoo (on her upper arm/ shoulder):
Third, this piece of stencil art by “stupidyouth” at deviantart.com:
I’ve sketched the outline and turned her hair into tentacles:
The quality of the photo is poor; my iphone is not up to standards… (that purple haze does not exist on the drawing). As you see, I’ve changed her gaze to be off-camera; I just thought it would be more whimsical that way.