Sorry my non-brony watchers, but I couldn't resist. Cross hatching with fineliner on A4, as usual. Now I notice that the tiara is a bit off, not to mention that she looks like a hunter's trophy :/ Princess Luna from mlp fim.
I'm sure you'll get it down. It's definitely trial and error. I'd say you got the technique down it's the strategy portion of it for this subject matter and there are a number of ways to render simple characters like these. Keep up the awesome work! Btw ever tried tackling a Xenomorph?