"One who is samurai must, before all things, keep constantly in mind , by day and by night....that he has to die"
Daidoji Yuzan (16th Century, Edo period Japan)
There's still some bits I need to tidy up here and there, but thought I'd share;
I've been reading about Japanese demons and samurais lately, and really getting into the legends etc, and felt inspired. I wanted this to be stylised, simple and illustrative.
I'm pretty happy with the background, but might re-work it. This is the cleaner version;