Portraits of Ethiopia's Suri tribe show the age-old tradition of inserting clay plates into their bottom lips as a status symbol. The tribe inhabit the mountains of the Great Rift Valley in south-western Ethiopia.
Here's my first entrie for the chara design challenge ! The theme for this month was African Tribe, so I drew a african vagabond whose body merged with a spirit mask seeking water for his village. I also drew a second version to get him a sidekick apprentice :)