It was a formative experience.
You should check out this vastly superior Final Fantasy fanart
Hip-hop artists rap over doctored beats from FFVII.
Album's called Black Materia.
I did a million sketches of different compositions until I settled on this. I usually prefer to do something figurative if I can, but the sword was the only thing that felt adequately... respectful... of the strange space that this game occupies in my life.