This didn't turn out exactly the way I wanted, but at the same time I think it looks cooler that what I had imagined. I really learned a lot by experimenting with all these different colors. On to next piece!
Painted from scratch with the programs Photoshop and Sai.
(Base texture and stars with Photoshop. Lots of detailing with Sai.)
About 12 hours, April 2012
4000 x 2473 300DPI