Hello from France ! I just learned about the contest, so there will be only one submission, for me. The idea is quite simple actually, but this is exactly how I see our task, as creative people.
And, by the way, if you ask me "why did you draw a girl, when you're a guy ?" The answer would be obviously : because I am a guy !
What programs or tools did you use?
Photoshop CS6 + Wacom Intuos 1 + Verve (a free amazing software you all should try)
Where did you find inspiration for your entry?
Thinking about transformation is also thinking about what does not change. Actually everything changes, right ? So, if transformation defines life in general, the good question could be what remains after changes ? Or ... After life ? We are what we do, they say. There are so many ways to understand that, but for artists, definitely, his has a particular sense. We are what we create, and our creations are what will remain, hopefully. So, I think each time we are drawing or painting, or anything we create, we have to transform ourselves into the piece of creation itself. Even if it's only for a short moment. Because, of course, everything changes, right ?
How long did it take to complete?
approximately 2 days