This was my first serious experiment with taking my pencils directly to colors (ie. skipping the ink stage). I decided to go all-out and draw an idea that had been in my head for awhile......a woman in a kimono that merged with her surroundings. It ended-up becoming more complex than I had originally intended, but I think it makes for a very cool effect *_*. The crows were added-in because I thought their black shapes would add an interesting element to the piece. Also, in the color stage, I gave the woman yellow eyes and black hair.....hinting that there may be a supernatural affinity between her and the black birds.