Utsuho Reiuji Picture

So, ah...

Well, this started out as a sketch--something more dynamic than the poses I usually use, but not too much that my brain won't process it correctly. I sketched an Utsuho Reiuji among them. Then I decided to experiment with lighting, having the primary source be the small sun Utsuho conjures from the end of the control rod. Then I decided to loosen my normal restrictions on my number of colors.

So that's what I ended up with after quite a bit of experimentation and a few days, interspersed with commissions. Shame my sprites rarely consider backgrounds, as sketches are just figures.

Blame ZUN logic for the cape and wings somehow drifting behind Utsuho's hair and skirt. Blame my lighting for making the areas which are normally white look like dirt.

Utsuho Reiuji's design belongs to ZUN, and my depiction of it belongs to me.
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