i'm pretty tired of working on this, so now i gotta consider it done. it's full of mistakes, i know i know.
drawn in photoshop CS3 with an intuos3 tablet in about 15 hours, using refs for some details but not for the overall picture. textures from cgtextures.com , tips on how to use textures can be found here - [link]
and for other tips check out my f.a.q - [link]
progress shots can be seen here [link]
detail shot [link]