yeah, i'm doing some commercial art for a local magazine, the Philippine version of UK-native mag GamesMaster. used to be, the GamesMaster CodeGirl was a real live model; now, it's a character designed by yours truly. CodeGirl is copyright of GamesMaster Philippines and Summit Publishing.
pscs2 with a wacom intuos 3, around 8 hours. done almost three months ago; uploaded just now because it's finally in print.
oh, and i'd like to think i picked up a few more tricks since then