for some odd reason, he makes that weapon look heavy because when you lift something, like an axe, hammer, sword, etc, the muscles are much show able. but if his veins are just popping out due to the muscles, then okay! but this is fantastic, i like how this guy just add the armor.
Gosh, I was just cruising through pages of randomly searched words and I was absolutely astounded that this wasn't much higher up the list. This is beautifully done, very detailed. Everything pops where it should and none of the intricate parts distract from the overall picture.