The Sentinel, Draconis.
FULL VIEW Recommended. WARNING Crazy File Size.
I've had several questions about how I utilize Textures within my work and decided to complete a recording of my process here while I still had the complete file of the original artwork with all the original layers involved in creating the background and colour that really made this artwork Pop.
I hope it might enlighten you as to how you might utilize textures within your own work, should you so wish, or at least provide you with some insight into my process in port Production in CS3 Photoshop once my drawings are scanned.
Please note that I still consider these drawings to be traditional art, I merely suplement them with digital colouring or backgrounds from time to time. The detail is all in the original drawing.
Textures from the lovely `hibbary