The rough final is a color script made almost entirely with the Lasso tool. I used to do this process in Photoshop with the Pen Tool to keep file size down and allow scaleability, but backend changes in Photoshop CC makes Photoshop vectors unstable and a CPU hog. All I do is raster now.
Detail view. I really liked the balance between minimalism and vague detail I achieved with the orange Asian restaurant. It’s something I’ve been trying to do for a while, and it will guide a portion of my future projects.