Finally finished with everything on this project! (I may have gotten just a tad-bit carried away with the environment…)
I’m actually pretty happy with how the character turned out, unlike a lot of my past attempts at making Pokemon (most of which were awful). I want to work on doing more original organic stuff in the future, I need to break out of the fanart-trap, but Pokemon are too much fun to make. I find it especially gratifying to see them “as they would be in reality” rather than as cartoons.
A couple of extra renders of the character:
Some more background and technical info is on my blog: http://jtheninja.wordpress.com/