Believe it or not, it’s taken me this long to even try a Photoshop-painting-type illustration. A project I’m working on had a preexisting diagram in a particular style, which the client wished to match.
I don’t feel comfortable posting the first because I don’t know its source or have permission, but my rendition is as follows.
Interesting. This may be encouraging enough to dig out that old tablet I’ve yet to use or understand. I had fun working on this [at 7am this morning– how did this week get so full?] and would like to revisit the process to perfect my methods.