I'm always trying out new styles, some of these experiments work out, others dont, I'm pretty happy with these though.
This was inspired by a good friend of mine, which is indeed a bookworm with style. I used to do latin translations with her, which was always fun, because we were both eager to find the really truelly correct translations. She is actually a red head, this was inspired more by her character.
Photoshop on a pencil sketch:
This one was actually waiting to be finished for half a year, it had awful colors but now I changed them and am quite happy with them.
Vector forms, Photoshop gradients and colors: