Once I tried my hand at computer-aided artwork. Once only, because I immediately discovered that unlike my good buddy Jie, computer artwork is a field where I will forevermore suck the big one. Still, that doesn’t take away my appreciation for those who are talented as heck. And once in a while, I encounter an artwork that stops me cold because of the sheer beauty and emotion delivered in the masterpiece.
This is one of those.
(Would say they’re Squall of Final Fantasy VIII and Aeris of Final Fantasy VII. But context-wise it’s more appropriate to call them Leon and Aeris of Kingdom Hearts)