I didn't give up on the monster girl challenge. I'm simply taking it at my own slow,slow pace =P . It's not that I dont enjoy doing it, but I don't always have a good concept or feel in the mood for monster girls. So I just do it whenever I feel like it and have an idea, it might be weeks , months..but I'll finish the challenge eventually.
Here is my Centaur girl, she is inspired by Brave and old school centaur Disney girls.
And here's a version without the old paper layer effect :