I've been experimenting and practicing relentlessly on styles and digital painting. This game I've been working on has been sucking ALL MY TIME but it's definitely worth the effort. Even if the game never takes off I'll still appreciate all the much needed practice I received.
(Example of a battle scene)
There are many other facets that need attention, but a two man team can only do so much at once! At the same time, a 2 man team is capable of surprising things. Super Meat Boy was awesome, and two dudes took care of that exquisitely.