A partially bald, fat Mexican man dressed in a plain white costume and wearing black boots is sleeping on a hammock tied between two cactus plants in the desert. His right arm is almost touching the ground, casting long shadows along with the plants. He has a large nose, thick eyebrows, a swirly mustache, a ponytail and has his mouth open. A large sombrero is balancing on the man’s belly, with a black scorpion crawling over it. In the background there are some barren rocky peaks, with the scorching sun low in the sky behind them.
The design process involved drawing the basic shapes with a graphic tablet to achieve some natural shapes. Once that was done i went and simplified the paths. You’ll find the character, background and foreground on separate layers for easy editing. This was actually a remake on a previous illustration, improving mostly on the man’s figure and fixing some lighting issues.
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