I had a small (7 1/2 x 8) piece of reddish brown (rose?) Canson board and decided to just do whatever I wanted on it and try not to over think it. I have many photos for reference that I want to do pictures from but most just haven't found their form yet. This is one of those, the boy (yes, it's a boy even though I gave him really long hair) is from a great photo book from the 70's that I found at a used book sale. His pose, expression and hand position were things I wanted to try and capture in art.
Anime and many pictures I have recently seen by other artists influenced what came out. I love his horns and hair, the wings are not perfect but are interesting. The background and blue magical symbols do just what I wanted them to do. The piece is called "Son of Two Worlds; Protection". I already have plans to do an older version of him on black. Comments, critiques and questions as always are welcome.
Picture number 16.