Finally finished this, took about 20 hours in about 5 nights of work.
Eterial is a guy. He is about 18 in this painting.
He is aware of his girliness and likes it.
If you are interested, there is a progress/tutorial in the scrap section, as well as a close up of his face.
11X17 inche, 300 dpi, final file size was 56 mbs