The Great Hike

This is a painting for my mother. I had a lot of help and critiques for this one, and the time I took to finish it shows in the details. Please enjoy one of my finest artworks to date:
The Great Hike
Artwork Details:
Medium: Digital
Time: More than 80 hours
Tools: Wacom Intuos 3 8″ x 10″ tablet, Adobe Photoshop
Based on: This Stock Reference
Substrate: Digital Canvas
Size: 24″ x 36″ @ 300 dpi (max printing resolution)
Canvas Print Shown in: Tyme Gallery of Havertown, PA
Awards: on deviantART, A Daily Deviation award.

Screen Shot 2016-02-08 at 3.22.24 PM

Process Animation and Details:
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