Sometimes when you need to improve or change something, it's good to start with WHY. Find the reasons why it's not working out and the solution can sometimes present itself.
I was not happy with the direction that my drawings were taking, so I decided to ask myself Why? Not enough color, not enough ornament, not enough *bling*.
Back to the drawing board! Here's Crescent Moon, ready to party at the Renaissance fair:
Here's the line-art, relatively simple, over a tan tile.
This was done using inking pens, colored pencils and white gel pen. Basic coloring kit!
I'm much happier with this direction, will try more!