Guardian of Legend Cover by fantasio
This one was a refreshing difference for me, a challenging book cover and character at once, which also led to this promotional wallpaper.
There is a process or a kinda "walk-through" on my blog: http://fantasiox.blogspot.com/2010/05/guardians-of-legend-cover-illustration.html
Here is also a "howto" of Photoshop brushes tutorial on my blog, comprehensive resource for the CG-foundations at least: http://fantasiox.blogspot.com/2010/05/photoshop-brush-tutorial-foundations.html
J.S.Chancellor ´s Novel entitled "Guardian of Legends" should be available soon, for more infos you can visit her page:
or her blog (also interesting for fictional writers: