Process of an Illustration - Stage 2 Refine and Render

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Continuation of my basic drawing process that I began here. And pretty much what the title of this post says; refine line art and color shapes and begin rendering. Though I try to work on the entire drawing, developing it all as a whole, certain parts are more developed than others, with the Griffen being the most refined at this point. I usually pick a person or object to work up first, one which'll be a good key to light and color quality.

One thing harder to see is me shifting the colors somewhat, nor did I document rejected shading.

Next post will be Stage 3: Textures, patterns and effects.