I had some friends ask me how it goes from in my head to finished so I took some step by steps.
This is how it started.. with some breakfast and an idea on Sunday morning.
Here is my basic string.
The vision in my head. Yes the circles are freehand, I've been asked 4 times. LOL
This part comes together pretty quick for me.
A close up of this section
Where I was in the evening on Sunday.
Done .. except the shading
And done... I need to rescan it because my scanner is glitchy but here it is!