The Ecstasy of Icarus Picture

I love the legend of Icarus and Daedalus, unfortunately, everyone always seems to focus on the fall of Icarus. This piece tries to salute young ambition, soaring to new heights, and using machinery outside of its prescribed limits, I guess. This one was really consuming (those damn feathers).

A new style for me, a vector trace with paintbrushing underneath, I quite like it. Do you know how hard it was to get a reference pose for Daedalus ?? Breakthrough came when I found a pic of some guy on a highbar on google image search.

Oh yea, the Icarus is me.

Detail of Icarus is here: [link]
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