Unbearable Lightness of Cat
Two different interpretations of the same composition. The first done to suggest an old colour photo . The second made use of a variety of textures and colour adjustments to create a mixed media art piece.Both have their own strengths & weaknesses.
I think the second is a bit trickier to evaluate since it is a mix of styles. Your choice of criteria may vary more and be more personal when making associations with the overall composition and digital art effects.