A tattoo design commission for
, who requested Jeanne d'Arc (1412-1431), a historical figure I've always loved. (Determination against terrible odds and a tragic end. I always fall for those.)
Pencil; background texture from free stock site. Her armour is based on several pieces of plate armour between 1420 and 1430 found in "Historische Waffen und Rüstungen" by Liliane and Fred Funcken, my new can't-do-without reference book.