"Papageno" from Mozart. The man who lives in the wood with the birds.
This is a 3D/2D illustration. I've been inspired by the old master painting but more focus on the texture and environment.
It took 1 month, with concept, and rigging. I've worked a lot between Maya and Zbrush, textured in Mudbox (prefer this one), and pushing the illustration details in photoshop. I did the matte paint in Photoshop too.
High Definiton (3500*1677)
Here is the different steps (3Dpass/occ/maya):