The Original Artwork of Chinese Goddess is done by two Chinese Artists Jiansong Chain and Jane Liu. The Modeling part is done in Maya. Texturing was done in 3ds max and the final image was rendered in Mental Ray
Here is the Maya Viewport Image
The Artists has used a typical three point lighting System to Light the scene. The Artist has used 2 spot lights and one area light which act as a fill light. One Sky light is used for Final Gather. In shading the Artist has used SSS Skin Shader and one blend for Cloth. It includes two falloff maps and two different Shaders.
The Images are rendered in Multiple passes and then later composited in Adobe After Effects. Photoshop was used for Final Color correction.