Gradually we're getting there ... I devolved a bit here, giving her back her spaded tail but replacing her mask with a scarf. That sword is just godawful, though ... much as I try to maintain a certain level on non-anime in my drawing, it keeps sneaking its way in here and there.
Mid-2005, I do believe. The colouring never got finished, because this predated my tablet. I was colouring with a mouse here. NEVER. AGAIN.