I was messing around on my iPad towards the end of 2013 using a great app called “53” FiftyThree. I was just doodling about and as what usually happens my mind began to wondered and a created a cool little group of characters called CheckMates. Basically, they are rejected Chess Pieces bent on getting back into the game, so to speak, lol!
I’ve got a couple sketches below. If I had more art skills, I know I could really turn it into something light-hearted and funny. A quirky little comic strip. I’m still working on their designs, to see how I can make them look better, more stylized, yet still simple and easy to replicate with my lower-than-basic art skills, lol.
Anyway, here they are: