Getting back into the habit of drawing a warmup before I roll into the day's work. Drawing whatever I feel like drawing.
This turned into an armor design exercise over a pose that's not well-suited to armor. It was challenging to figure out how to make it feasibly flexible. Quick slap of tones for values, then a trio of Hue/Saturation Overlay adjustments for the color.
PS CS5.5 on Cintiq 21UX. About two hours, most of that spend dicking about with Hue/Sat masks.