I don't really see how I can move past this. This is my swan song, my magnus opus.
Once I saw the initial concept by RobotJoe, I realized I needed to recreate this divine being in 3D.
All in all, the process took about seven hundred hours, of which the majority was spent being held up in county jail, due to a misunderstanding while gathering reference material.
Sculpted in zBrush, rendered in Blender.