My friend Adam H had the idea for a communal art blog where every month the contributors all do a piece based on a single topic. And he called it the Super Awesome Art Challenge.
This is my first piece. Topic: Cowboy Christmas.
I tried something a little different this time by sticking to the single stroke line in illustrator and using it on almost every shape. I usually try to hide the illustrator-ness of it a little bit, but not this time. My feelings are mixed.
You can check out the original size to try to see some of the fine detail on his vest. Or even better, his boots. Good luck with that, they are tiny.