It's a photo manip, guys. Not painted from scratch!
A little gift for the kind, patient *PhoenixAshesRats
. Thanks for always being there for me, girl.
This is Rakul, the shadow cat from her awesome novel (that everyone is going to buy when it gets published, dammit). He is a creature of dreams, and it was a pleasure to try to interpret his incorporeal nature in photo manipulation form.
Cat: my own stock
Stars and shiny bits: [link]