This is some studies I'm doing before I go to the illustration itself. This will be Tiger Kung Fu warriors. It's kindda cliche, but I hope it will end up good. The contest is for Chinese Zodiac, I was born on a Tiger year and I feel like a fighter these days, putting effort to improve myself, so that's why I combined both.
monk drapery study
thumbnail sketches of the composition and pose
I'm going with the last one, but still gonna give time to think more about it.