I've never entered one of these contests before so thought I'd give it a try.
Originally I was going to add something more to this but because I'm at the end of my semester I haven't got the time. Might be better this way because my original idea might not have been qualified as a portrait. It still bugs me that he didn't look enough like Johnny Depp, more like a cartoon of him. Meh, I hate that. Since the story takes place in the 70's I wanted to lighten up this vampire's surroundings a bit but not using intense colors because they just wouldn't work. The lava lamp attracts enough attention as it is.
CS5/ Wacom Tablet/ many hours