You can see the outlines here: [link]
"After the first glass of absinthe you see things as you wish they were. After the second you see them as they are not. Finally you see things as they really are, and that is the most horrible thing in the world."
Thank you Marcus J. Ranum
for the beautiful reference photo. www.ranum.com
Adobe Illustrator CS5, a LOT of pen tool, then a lot of custom calligraphic brush work.
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