Well, here is my entry for the contest. It is a mix of digital painting, photo manipulation, and 3d rendering. I used one stock image from
<this guy rocks. The rest was either photographed, painted or built by me.
My original intent was to create a cat/human hybrid, but she ended up looking kind of fox-like, and mouse-like in some ways.
In any even, I'm happy with the overall composition, I probably could have tweeked the shadows a bit more, but after 30+ hrs, I was afraid of overworking it.