Here’s a peek at my inking going wrong. It looked sloppy. I kept tinkering with it and it just got muddier. I abandoned it, no need to add the stars.
Since I liked the layout of the illustration, I scanned it into the computer and then printed it out on a new sheet of Bristol board, but in non-photo blue. I think worked out some of the details and new shading in pencil, and then went to the inks. Below is the final piece.