The background I chose is from the movie Tekkonkinkreet. I got both art books a while back and everything in there is stunning. The struggle was to chose only one to paint - there were just too many amazing options!
Naturally I could obsess over this for a lot longer. But I think I will leave my pickiness to the color version.
Here it is! Gouache on watercolor paper:
My rule with painting: don't get discouraged if your first layer looks like crap. So just for fun, I scanned my first layer! :)