This was a big chunk of what was going to be on my mega Avengers poster and I was planning to have all the characters built around him, but it just wasn't coming together.
I still love the idea though, so I thought I would just whip it up to share anyways lol. Too much of a waste to scrap!
Hand reference from: http://fav.me/d18a144
Wonderful Lens Flares from: http://fav.me/d4vs5eb
Lightning from GettyImages and CGtextures.com!
15 hours or so.
Airbrush + Texture brushes.
Dodge/Burn and Sharpen/Blur for finishing touches!