Drawings by Christian A. Temple.
Wow, maybe it's the kid in me but that is fricking cool. Add some vegetation and a backdrop, paint it up and you have a book/magazine cover. Nice work!
Thanks Calvin, I'm glad you like it. This image is a product of your last comment and of Dalila's request for a curly haired maiden. I'm thinking I may have to post thumbnail sketches for a few days to work up something more complete, this composition is definitely a candidate.