I never thought I'd ever say this, but... FULL VIEW PLEASE. It shows much more detail if you do.
Original Concept: [link]
Refer to original linework: [link]
I never thought it would take this long... @_@;
This was my first attempt at not only filling in color, but also touching up the lineart itself. Wish I had a drawing tablet... might have been easier. Listening to the right music helped a lot ("Hoshi no Hate" from the anime series "Saikano", and "Theme from Jets 'N Guns" from "Machinae Supremacy").