Doing the black n white underpaint first then colours, turned out alright.
I just watched the English dub of this, and the voice acting for the youngest girl was done extremely well, felt really sad at times when she cried lol
I know Totoro supposed to be more gray but that'll just be boring, so he's warmer now. I guess the Totoro creature is something like racoon + cat + rabbit + squirrel....
Totoro (c) Studio Ghibli
Art (c) Jimmy Xu