Illustration of a strange cowboy

Digital Painting Strange Cowboy 01 Lady Melusine

This illustration is both an exercise on colorization, and a character design exercise in private joke for the mascot of the company Virtual Rangers in which I work.

Here is the first step in black and white :

Digital Painting Strange Cowboy 02 Lady Melusine Digital Painting Strange Cowboy 02 Lady Melusine

And the final colored result with a hot/cold contrast :

Digital Painting Strange Cowboy 01 Lady Melusine Digital Painting Strange Cowboy 01 Lady Melusine