However, after a while I began to feel like the mountains afar were simply making the piece seem flat and boring. I didn’t even know where the main focus was. I got a bit bored of it and since I wasn’t sure what I could do to improve it, I left it on the dust for about a month.
Then I decided to clear what was taking away a feel of distance.
Notice that I changed Soul’s position to better direct a person’s view. The pic before was making your eyes look right, away from the characters.
Proceeded to add farther away clouds (bright orange to contrast with the main, darker cloud to better give an idea of distance)