How Wonderful!!!!!! You definitely deserve the award, this is one awesome piece. I love it on so many different levels(starting with the one that brings the kid out in me).
Congratulations mb!. how are you doing? are you still there?
I know its belated but Congrats!Its totally deserved, a wonderful and well thought out piece! =)
diggin this! especially the cool color palette. nicely done!
melinda, this illustration rocks! I've always loved this them and you did a great job interpreting it. Can I ask what is the original size? On paper, illustration board? I work with colored pencils too, but this really sings! You are a lucky girl to do this full time. Kudos on the nomination too!