This month's Super Awesome Art Challenge was Zipper Zapper.
So the obvious answer was this:
A nerd in a cheap gorilla suit psyching himself up to exact revenge upon his enemies via laser gun.
I really just used this as an excuse to try some new things. I've been kind of looking for a new way to approach coloring things digitally, especially after my oil painting class.
I limited myself to only using the standard, round brush in Photoshop with 100% hardness. I also limited myself to painting on one layer, instead of dozen's like I normally do. I avoided flat color and made sure there was a lot of small variations with slight temperature differences in all the colors.
I was looking for something to excite me and this method did just that. I feel like I can push it a lot further, I think some more practice is in order...