Yeah, so... I did some freelance for a guy wanting to create a television show based off a product he created.
Unfortunately, he ran off with the $1,300 he owed me after I created a great deal of artwork (noob mistake on my part - should have had a signed contract before doing anything.) However, there is a silver lining to this otherwise dark cloud: I never signed a Non-disclosure, Work for Hire, etc.
Hellooooo portfolio pieces!
He had some pre-existing artwork from another artist (whom he mysteriously lost contact with), and asked me to translate the currently "Nick Jr."-like art into something for a slightly older audience.
Here are some sketches and a color illustration of the main character:
I think he was also considering the idea of redesigning the main character's "body" or something like that, so I did some thumbnail sketches for ideas: