This is fantastic! The colours, detail and repeated use of sharp edged areas on the clothing are excellent. My only issue is I wouldn't have know she was Elven if you hadn't said, but tecnically this is a fantastic illustration.
Yep, basic round brush set to pressure sensitivity! That is the only I brush I used with the exception of some texture brushes at the end for the background, and the smoke brush of course. There is a walkthrough of this piece coming out with Exotique 7 by Ballistic Publishing for those who pre-order if you want a more in-depth look at how I paint.