You are seriously gifted. I would've never thought to browse this forum, and you're the first thread I took a peak at - I'm so happy I did. How long has this taken you to master? I can't believe this is done with Photoshop.
Thanks! I've been working at this for almost a year now, when I started I was kinda awful, but I'm trying to get the hang of it. It helps to look at other artists' techniques, it helps you figure out how to do things in your own style.