I had the day off work, and I had been browsing through dA last night getting all inspired, so figured what better a use of my day off work than to paint a new picture. And here it is
Initially, I was inspired by =PlasmaX7
's new work to try use a few textures and mix things up a bit, but I ended up just resorting back to brushing after a while. I'm really pleased with the outcome though.
And thanks to =Nameless-Designer
for their feedback while this was in it's WIP stages