I thought I would try my hand at inking something since I haven’t done it in a while. And I’ve found that it’s not terribly easy. 🙂 The above picture is more than halfway done, but it still needs work to bring focus into the central figures of the boy and his dog. What might have worked better is if I had kept all of the tentacles white, then made the background black, or at least mostly black, possibly hinting at outerspace. Hmm, perhaps doing that and then adding some retro glass bubble helmets to the boy and his dog as well . . . . Or I could crop the picture to fully focus on the intense gaze of the space octopus and the kid. Ok, I seem to be thinking out loud here. 🙂 I’ll see what I can do to make it take shape more.
EDIT: Ok, here is the black backgroundversion: