There is "Le Diable amoureux" by Jacques Cazotte.) My friend and I wrote a story, witch call "Le Diable amoureux"- and so drop a hint to a literary production of Cazotte for fun. But in case there is no resemblance to one another.
I can translate it from russian to french \o/ (Prikrasnoia kortina. Mne ochen hoteles bi uznat kak vi krasiti u menia mala shto polutchaiesta c computorame... Kokuiu programu ispolzovaite?) Izvenaius za plohoi ruskii iazik, klaviature ruskoi niet, i ya utchiles v frantsuskei shkole. I hope you understand anyway what i wrote :')
It's ok.)) All my art skills based on academical studies. There is no difference if I work with canvas or wacome.)) It always start from sketch, then I do underpainting, and then - "Draw the rest of the fucking owl"))))))) Serious.) Normally I use more then one program to create a pic. I started in SAI, then go to PS. Sometimes I use also Corel Painter and Art Rage. There is no point to stay in one program. Most important advise: take your fun from drawing. If there is no fun - no creativity either.