So I'm dreading this week, as I've said before. But there's nothing like a little watercolor for meditation.
Here's my rendition of what it would be like for the "demon of the fleeting blossom" to watch the cherry blossoms with the "woman in the moon." For those who have played the Hakuouki: Stories of the Shinsengumi game, you will understand the references.
Step 1: start with the doodle
Step 2: doodle with feeling
Step 3: tape up the doodle to fill background
Step 4: add a little moonlight
Step 5: and cherry blossoms
Step 6: remove tape
Step 7: add color
Step 8: add more color! (I liked Hijikata with longer hair so I did a hybrid style for a post-game look)
Hakuouki: In the Moonlight
Add some waka for good measure:
By: Sanjo In (Emperor Sanjo)
Kokoro ni mo / Though I do not want
Arade ukiyo ni / To live on in this floating world,
Nagaraeba / If I remain here,
Koishikaru beki / Let me remember only
Yowa no tsuki kana / This midnight and this moonrise.