Well it was Pirate Friday today so this evenings sketch (illustration in this case) is Leiji Matsumoto's Queen Emeraldas. For those who don't know ask your Dad :). lines in sketchbookpro and a lot of love in photoshop.
For those interested the sky was create in photoshop using the action found here [link] Googled around a bit for further instructions and BAM! you're in space.