I decided to re-work the drawings that I've been given in the order that I received them. That means that Derek is up first.
Here's his original drawing (click for bigger):
I took the drawing, scanned it in, made a trace of his original main lines on a floating layer, then added my "stylistic touches" on a layer above that.
This was the result (again, click for bigger):
And that's enough of that for one day. My fingers are cramped.
Will I be done in time for Christmas? Ho ho no!
Oh, and Derek, if you want me to make the PDF of the final, let me know.