chibis of my main characters, drawn to go with their mini-biographies in my site's store. i started these a year ago and only finished them just recently...
each of them is wearing a different japanese fashion trend: shifuu - decora akaibara - cosplay porcelain+slate - bosozoku (japanese biker gang) gisele - sweet lolita myoujou - punk jang-mee - visual kei kamaria - gyaru/gal
copic multiliners on sketchbook paper + CS5/painter 9.5
commission for *acmanuel01 of his ragnarok online mastersmith.
there are some videos of the coloring process over on my livestream channel -- [link] -- though towards the end, the streaming program became such a CPU hog, the stream kept getting interrupted and painter's palettes kept blanking out sorry guys
photoshop CS5 (sketch, inks, background) + painter 9.5 (colors) original size 2580x3608 px background texture from cgtextures.com (i think)