This is my latest attempt at producing a half-decent background... and it took me forever. I had so many problems with it, changing bits I didn't like, and doing most of it twice.
It started off as an A3 sketch in my university sketchbook, which was a stupid idea really since I don't have an A3 scanner.
The majority of the painting was done in Photoshop CS, with the final stages done in Paint Tool SAI since I've bought myself the full version.
I originally wanted to make this incredibly detailed, but instead it's taken a different route and become a bit sketchy. Although thats probably just because I wanted to get it finished and move on. D:
On the plus side though, I had a lot of fun using complimentary colours and perspective. Artwork © Helen Norcott