To be enjoyable by everyone, pinups require the right amount of sincerity, creativity, and respect for the subject matter at hand. My inspiration was early Alberto Vargas, or Raphael Kirchner; less of the campy, spontaneous forties style, and more of the demure, posed style of the twenties.
This is also my first drawing in a long time to utilize a pose reference. I need to use one more often . . .