This is an image made for ImagineFX issue 54, Painter vs Photoshop review article.
Being a bit bored with painting women in dresses, I wanted to make something slightly self-ironic for a change. I don’t think I’ve ever had as much fun painting anything. :) The trash and chicken took quite a bit of googled reference. Especially the newspapers were hell to get right. link
Completed in Painter X, Painter 7, and Photoshop CS. If you’re interested in the closeups, they’re available here:
Also, here’s some WIPs for anyone who’s interested (don’t mind the super messy color layout)