Looking For Hope

I like to take pictures of my paintings from scratch and see how they develop so here it is =)

Drawing on a canvas, about to be painted
The background~~
The shading. as you can see, looks like a beam of light
The face being coloured
Add a little shading.. Just a little can do so much, huh?
More shadings on the neck too but the head is the main attraction in my opinion ><
At first, I thought this would be the final but it looked tame so my dad suggested to make the mane longer and so.. prepare for the grand finale....................
TA-DAAA!!! also.. I took the snapshot with my DSLR camera. The previous pictures are from my phone camera =)

Painting keeps me calm. And why I had this inspiration, if you would like to know is because.....