I should really think of stories while drawing. I guess it would provide my own thoughts and give a better understanding of how I see my own art. In time, I guess.
Information: 4-5 days on ~80 layers. The sky is based on a gradient with a lot of brushing. The planet is an earlier creation created and manipulated out of satellite images from NASA's Visible Earth project - with additional manipulations by brushes.
Wacom Graphire 4, Photoshop CS4
The photo is from my trip to Gran Canaria, on a mountaintop. Bottom clouds are personal stock Hot Air Balloon - sxc.hu Seagulls - sxc.hu