So in this year's misguided attempt to pretend I'm Frank Frazetta:

Painting for a friend who's into LoL. Colours are pretty horrible, but my biggest concern at the moment is the sword. I feel like it should be more of a focal point, but whenever I try to add detail, it invariably merges with the background. I'm sure somebody thought it was really cute to model her sword on a bird's wing, but it's driving me to despair. Character sheet here, if anyone would like to see how it should look.