Compare to the original:
The second one I sketched in pencil while sitting around at Starbucks, and I just added some ink and fooled around with shading:
Now all I have to do is get out there and sketch outdoors... I see so many things I want to draw, from the local gas station to our corner ice cream shop... one of these days :)
In other news, I'd like to share the journal page I created yesterday for the little ones who were lost so tragically in Connecticut. Please keep the survivors in prayer.