Final image, with the photo-sourced elements fully 'digested' for lack of a better word. Wanted to make it more about light.
Initial sketch and a little noodling on the CIWS. Kind of tired of miniguns so I went with a dual-barrel revolver cannon in the final.
Refining forms and laying in some photo elements. It's a new way of thinking. I see how useful photobashing can be for production work, but for finished images it can look jarring if not properly integrated.
Powered Support Suit
Exploring the dividing line between power armor and mecha. This was also a chance to explore some of the synergy between Photoshop and Painter.