A New Don

The problem with having chopped off my legendary locks is that I am now much less easy to draw. Previously, I just had  to do a mane, and the rest pretty much worked itself out. Last time I made an animated video I was also - self image wise anyway - a boy.  Less so nowadays. So one of the big tasks I am faced with at the moment is coming up with an easy to draw and animate cartoon self that not only reflects my hard won maturity (ha!), but the joy and wonder that remains from the lil' me.

This has been proving unusually tricky. Above are some sketches I was doing just now while my sexy marketing advisor mapped out the next two years on three magic whiteboards pasted up on my green screen. I think the guy on the top right is a step in the right direction, but there is something missing...