It may not be perfect by any means, but a mere year ago I wouldn't even dare to dream about ending up with something like this starting with a sphere without using any reference in just a couple hours. Feels Good Man.
I swear, I only launched ZBrush to check and tweak my default start-up project scene.
...and accidentally picked up the stylus...
Seriously though, I think anatomy studies are starting to pay off.
Here's the "timelapse":
Remember how in this post I was looking for a sculptor?
Well, scratch that.
Turns out all I needed to unleash my inner sculptor was a suitable tool and gawd knows it wasn't ZBrush.
Which one was it, exactly? A-ha! Now that is a great idea for a post, isn't it? ;)