Started reworking this image over Christmas, got it to a stage were I was relatively happy with it then decided to try to light it again because it looked pants.
Glad to say this is an improvement over the original, I think I’ve stumbled on a few new lighting techniques to improve my rendering and reduce the amount of post work I used to do.
And here is a little video of the breakdown of the post work on this image. Give it a watch.
The original model was created for a client of http://www.tigerx.com/