This character began as an idea; what if a Dungeons and Dragons cleric had their god icon as a tattoo. The race that fitted this concept the best was an orc or half-orc. The god whose icon worked best as a tattoo, in my opinion, was Gruumsh.
I found designing the armour a challenge. Firstly, the character would be a barbarian, so would not be heavily armoured. I also wanted the tattoo to be tastefully exposed. I wanted into incorporate the god's animal, a giant rat, in some way. A rat helmet, unfortunately, looked very weird. I settled with a creepy background shadow instead. This allowed me to play with wispy shadows. It was rather fun designing an evil player character.