Great improvement! Personally, I think that a specific style would look best with a drawing, and in this case, I prefer your old style with the actual drawing. I love how you drew the hair, it made it look more 'abstractish'? but in the second one I can clearly see definite improvements, it looks amazing.
Thank you! It's definitely a good feeling to see progress side by side like. There's always a ways to go, but it is rewarding to see the results of continuous practice. Please look forward to it! I'll definitely get much better