This is a new piece for the New York Times and Art Director Peter Morance.
What made this job fun was the subject matter and the fact that I was able to incorporate one of my Skulls of Ultimate Death into the piece.
I've been finding myself adding a lot of texture to my current pieces again. That sort of thing ebbs and flows with me. Sometimes I like things simpler and cleaner, other times, dense with texture.
Here are a few process shots and the sketches for this piece.