Phew! Took a lot of work, but I managed to salvage what I could. It turned into more of a rendering excersize than anything in the end. It's not the best, but I'm gonna learn from my mistakes for next time rather than try and make this one better.
This was oils at first... but I ended up fine tuning it in photoshop. I feel like I've broken some ancient law, merging the two, and released hell's fury onto Earth for 1000 days, and 1000 nights. But meh.