20 different silhouettes
Creating characters has always been fun for me. But I never exactly created characters using the silhouette method. So, the hardest part was not actually drawing the character. That part was easy. No, the hard part was coming up with different silhouettes, which sounds absurd, but hear me out. There are so many possibilities that one can do when combining shapes. An infinite amount. But the hard part wasn't so much the endless possibilities as much as if it would accentuate the art period I was going for (mainly 4th and 8th century Mayan art).
Drawing a character from the silhouette was the easy part, for me at least. I wish I could explain what goes through my head as I drew these characters, but really, I just sort of went along with the shape of the silhouette. The color choices were also drawn from 4th and 8th century Mayan art, from wall paintings to pottery.