As always I love getting my IFX issue each month as there is always plenty to inspire. One that caught my eye this time through was a tiny little Q&A article on blank backgrounds by Saejin Oh.
Though it is doubtless a quick piece of work, it just has enough character in it to lure one in.
[Pic compiled from the ImagineFX CD of Saejin Oh's colouring tips]
Since we are looking at Saejin's work, check out his masterful DeviantArt Gallery. He has a nice style with the girls and their outfits, getting all manner of real and implied detail in there. Here are a few examples that again leapt out at me (there are heaps more and larger sizes as well to be found there):
[Pic by Saejin Oh from his DeviantArt Gallery]