I'm starting to work on the five winning prizes from Character Design Challenge 100. The idea here is that I will use their image as the basis of an illustration. It isn't necessarily to recreate the image they made, or to redraw it, but to do something inspired by it. After all the originals are already kick-ass, I don't know that I could really improve them at all.
First up is the number one vote-getter, Moognation's "Ninja". To refresh your memory, here it is again:
I mostly took the name "Ninja" and the overall dark, sort of broodish cityscape in Moognation's excellent design, and came up with this:
I hope you like it, Moognation!