A little dry for inspiration, I finally turned to my favorite game for some practice illustrations.
This barbarian looks squat because he's only six heads high. I was aiming for a cartoony effect, but didn't quite achieve it. Still, it should be useful as a future reference on what not to do. Brush pen and technical pen.
Now, I'm actually much happier with how this Quantum Mechanic. I wanted to come out with something Kirby-esque, and I think I cam close to that with the Mole Man-type glasses. Technical pen.