I’m sure I forgot to do something, somewhere. But I think it’s done. For now.
As usual, this turned into a much larger beast than planned. But that’s okay, because I think I’m enjoying drawing again, finally. And by “enjoying”, I mean getting annoyed, stressing, frustrated chewing of stylus, uncertainty of what to do when I hit a hard part, making stuff up, repainting entire sections, etc. The usual.
Further refining, some bg work, racing stripes (thanks for that, Jess), and texture testing. Basically for a while I didn’t really know how to get where I wanted with this, so I just played around. But I think it’s getting there.
I decided to start cleaning this up. Kinda messing around with a different way of attacking this, not quite my usual routine. Shaking things up a bit. Got most of the colors down in Painter, will probably flatten the figures down to one layer and go into PS for some tweaking, bg work, and more coloring etc.