I've been wanting to make one of these types of images for Astera for a while. On the plane from the south, where I went to visit my friend Kat, I decided to start it. I am pretty happy with it over all. I like the lineart mostly, particularly the tiara and brooch. I used Prismacolors for the character and Photoshop for the BG and effects. Oh, and the GIMP too.
People on the plane were stopping in the isle to ask questions and the guy next to me actually asked me about Sailor Moon. Bad idea huh? I tried to restrain myself. :3 The best part was this little kid about maybe 5 that walked by and stopped dead in her tracks: "WOW that's BEAUTIFUL!" Totally made my day. ^_^
Everyone says the same thing when they see me coloring something. "Did you draw that?" No, I just sneezed and it showed up on the page. Honestly!
More recent Astera art:
Return of Astera: Chapter IReturn of Astera A Sailor Moon Fanfiction Chapter I: Introductions and Revelations The long tendrils of clouds turned a hazy pink as the sun kissed the horizon. At the same time, a small tired hand ran across a furrowed brow. Ami Mizuno had just finished preparing herself for the marine biology mid-term exam. Now, she was contemplating going for a walk in the gardens to let her overworked mind settle before she ate supper. It was still early - only five o'clock - but she had gotten accustomed to eating earlier because rigorous study sessions she had been keeping recently. Feeling as though she reserved this break