Fun new game: Suggest me three random words and I'll make a character out of it. My pal Thorsten went first - cactus, iron mask, suspenders.
The luchador angle came from me, sort of.
I'm beginning with the lineart with values only, because in my opinion it looks so much better than the colored version. Where did I go wrong?
Looks... chubby and marshmallowy, with some nice, recognizable bulk.
And then, we have this:
If you can point which errors I made, I'd be very happy to hear them.
As a bonus, here are some random quick sketches I made over the weekend: