This guy is a genetically manipulated prize fighter. It started as a research for an uncommon characterdesign. For my personal stuff i prefer this style where the brushstrokes are still visible, rather than getting too realistic. Completely done in painter.
This image has been awarded the CG Choice Award [link]
There is also a tutorial of the artwork on CGTalk: [link]
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