Thank you! And yes, I was trying to make a female character who looks like a realistic warrior, with more emphasis on butt-kicking than seduction. Now that I'm seeing the Xena warrior princess gif, there are a lot of similarities to my Grainne Perhaps some subliminal influence?
As for the renders, I'm planning on doing something more realistic with either a physical render in C4D or just dropping it into Keyshot. I'm a big fan of Zhelong Xu, so (if time permits) I'm aiming for something along the lines of this: