This was a fun piece to paint for BATTLETECH. We wanted a shot for the opening story cinematic to capture that idea of the itinerant ronin, a hero for the right price.
To see more of the art team's fantastic work on BATTLETECH: https://www.artstation.com/mikebot/collections/313881
Shoutout to Jama Jurabaev's Gumroad offerings, particularly his series on brush efficiency - I had a lot of fun trying his smudge brush techniques out on this piece. https://gumroad.com/jamajurabaev