Not that this really has anything to do with Call of Cthulhu, but I guess that I have been influenced from the monsters of that setting. There is just something with tentacle monsters that appeals to me and not in an Asian manga kind of way (please make a note of that
I was not sure if I was to dress the girl or not, but after a few tests, it simply looks a lot cleaner and better this way.
Painted using Photoshop with a Wacom tablet over a long period of time (painted one or two hour every now and then. Reference from different places within my own collection.
For close-ups and step-by-step process, go here: [link]