When I did get around to coloring, it simply felt good to be working with color. I felt a real strong urge to have that green background, as green feels full of life.
The result you see isn't as bad as it could be! I got her to where I thought she was done, and Julia looked at it and said, "Did you mean not to give her shoulders?" Me: "Uhm, no! SHOULDERS! I can fix!"
So I took one of my copies of the line drawing, and drew shoulders in, and just colored that part. Then I scanned at same dpi as the first scan, copy-and-pasted, and twenty six layers later, I had the fix!
I love the Photoshop, I can fix so many regrets! :)
Here is the version for 4x6 inches:
I felt a definite urging to keep the green necklace band inside of the crop.