A reimagining of the American Wild West legend, the cactus cat. I adapted the myth of a feline who lives in a desert setting to be a plausible animal with a sand-colored body that would allow it to lay down and stick its tail in the air to disguise itself as a cactus at night.
Ink and watercolor on paper, arranged in Adobe Photoshop CC. 2017.

Initial sketches.

Basic shape variations after selecting one of the initial sketches