Been focusing on a slightly different direction recently, specifically trying to beef up the fantasy/ illustration side of my portfolio. Anybody that knows me well knows that If I'm not painting or eating chickfila, I'm probably playing card games. I would love to do some work for games like Magic: the gathering or Legend of the Five Rings sometime in the future.
Below is a page of my sketchbook where I did some acryla-gouache thumbnails. Sometimes your first idea is your best, or maybe I just got lazy.
And here is the thumbnail taken into photoshop and renderend to completion: