Oh shi*, I forgot to resubmit this!
I touched it up a lot, due to the fact that back in '06 when I did this thing, I relied very much on the smudge tool and fuzzy brushes for shading. And for some reason, I thought it was a good idea to use snowflake shaped snowflakes for the snow. It looked really cliparty.
Fact of the matter is, that this time around, I didn't. I think the hardest part on this thing was the horse. I used to draw them all the time in like, sixth grade, but my anatomy on them was poor, and still is.
I should use references more often, cause this one actually turned out pretty amazing, despite the heavy usage of such
. Dual monitoring saves arse! Thanks to my cousin's friend for the photo, and random MSN conversations. Gogo Renaissance fairs + big black horsies. I think the original dude in the photo was a guy?!
but girls are cooler, neeeeh.
So without further adieu, ver. 2!