When all else is withered and dead...
Number 92 in the 100 Themes Manga Challenge
Pressing cheeks together or kissing, it is the viewer's call. Yay ambiguity!
Yes, that is traditional colouring? I had't used colouring pencils for about five years (and this is way better than anything then). I know I'm not too good with these things, but lack of practice is to blame, though I am working on it. (Only having a regular 12 pack of pencils with no skin tones isn't too helpful either, but I think the colours blended OK.) The pressure marks show up quite clearly on the scan here too.