Zeez all those colors... nearly burned my eyes off.
Anyway! This is what happens when a cute, quiet, harmless-looking nerd girl...
...goes out to have some fun.
The main sources of my inspiration were the Sorcerers of Dungeons & Dragons, especially the ones in 4th Edition. I think our sorceress here is a Primordial Channeler casting "Primordial Rift", a messy spell.
Tools: Mouse, Paint Shop Pro 7
Full view strongly recommended. There are so many details.
UPDATE: Improved spell effects, fixes, stuff.
UPDATE Mk.2: Improved lighting, more rain, fixes, stuff. Should look more wet and foggy.