Thanks! That's quite an honor to have you commenting on my images. You were one of my early inspirations when I started with CG. You mean, like the girl in this image? [link] Because I had done the girl on that rock, I wanted something different in this new image. Or are you talking about something different?
Yes, good observation! I did use the same cave I made for "the other side", with just a small change in geometry (to adjust to the wider image) and color (to adjust to the color palette I used in this one). Yes, he's very determined to reach his target, despite the cold and inhospitable land, so a fire within his heart seems appropriate.
Amazing! looks like a scene from a fantasy novel, that spike in the distance some sort of city spire, or lost temple, or castle tower etc. truly beautiful. the small figure makes me wonder what he is doing in what appears to be a very cold wilderness.
Wow this is epic! I love that it took me a moment to notice the head of the statue in the snow. There's a whole lot of detail in this, from the waterfall beginning in the foreground, to the snow wisping off the top of the mountain areas...Bravo!