Here are some profile pics for an online game, these are possible characters under your control. My issue is whether or not the colored "fishman" is strong enough, or perhaps we should go with a more Black and White "sketchy" drawing like the Space Chimp.
I've been looking around for a bit and there is some absolutely amazing illustrators here, and although I think I am not far off with my general rendering skill I fall plenty short of executing the really compelling concept stuff I see here. I hoping something obvious may be lacking that I am simply ignoring, but I probably just have to draw more until I get it. My biggest issue seems to be a lack of depth caused by not enough contrast, I spent so long painting fine art without any rules that I am frustrated with my mediocre self. help!
(I also put up a Conquistador I did for an ad campaign that I think is "B" material, and would like to push it up to a more professional level)