I vectored Neptune from the screen shot, and grabbed her colors from the manga. The water was all painted by hand, and I did my usual fancy effects that I do for these sort of walls. I think this blows my Sailor Venus wallpaper out of the water. Get it? WATER! God I'm just hysterical.
Commission for Goichan!
I wanted to keep the feel of the transformation while making it my own. I think i did that. God, It's far from perfect, but I'm overall pretty happy with it.
Background is a combination of cheap Maya tricks and stock photos as well as brush work.