My very first entry for CMAX -- otherwise known as the Monthly Character eXchange contest, a very fun way to challenge your artistic skills AND get people to do pictures of your characters in return. Every month you put your name into the draw and people are matched up at random. There's usually a separate theme and in this case, it was 'At the Beach.' (Literally so... I painted this while I was on holiday in Cancun, Mexico. One gets SO tired of painting landscapes... *L*) This is Amy Cyrway's fallen angel Cad Angelus and his very big (and strategically placed sword) coming out of the surf.