I love the art-direction and music of the Mana franchise; especially Secret of Mana. If you haven't played it, Dryad is a small magical creature representing the 'green' magic (in a nutshell). The Dryad's page on the Wiki of Mana details it better.
This artwork started as a doodle in my sketchbook. I wanted to test something with going a little bit more on saturated colors, and it was the ideal target for my test. Shading her hair was surprisingly more complex than I thought.