A few weeks ago I asked Mike if he could spare me some of his pencils in high res to have a play with. This is one of them...
I then farmed the high res pencils out to some of my favourite inkers here on DA and asked them to give it a shot. I got inks from
and these one's by
All were terrific and it made choosing which to colour rather difficult but Doug won out through the 'little' things that he did such as the backpack strap crosshatching, plus the overall sharpness and steadiness of the inking on the lines.
Here's a group shot of the various inks side by side to compare -->
Overal scheme is based on the original coloured version by
I made her a blonde for the simple reason I'm tired of doing redheads seemingly all the the time and altered the lighting somewhat...Oh, and see the grass down at the bottom right? Behold! I have found a use for the default 'grass' brush in photoshop!
Local Perth (Australia) people might recognise some of the destinations on the freeway sign