Bad...ass. Now that the journey is finished, I felt the need to do one more piece of art before jumping back to my writing. Turned out better than expected, though it took for-freaking-ever.
4hrs in PSE8 w/bamboo, screen capture from ME3 used as ref.
Holy crap, thanks all for all this attention. I know I'm just a small-time meddler compared to some of the elites around here, but within just a couple days, this has already become my most faved and most viewed piece -- my first to pass 1k views! Unexpected, fo sho.