Below: this is what the pansies illustration started off as. Just a few sketches made with a round brush and black gouache. I scanned the rough drawings into my computer and the rest is Photoshop. That's basically my usual process when it comes to 2D art/prints.
Journal/Sketch Prompt: What's your process? Identify the usual methods you use to create. What little tricks and tips do you have stashed away in your magic hat? Have any of your methods become habitual or stale? In what ways could you push through them to get somewhere that's out of your comfort zone?