BUSHI are non-samurai fighters in the Orient. They are also known as "Peasant Warriors." Such a label can easily mislead for there are many "peasant warriors" who have skills that are equal to or greater than the famed samurai.
Here& a portrait of Ava. It was supposed to be a quick sketch but having come off a week of not drawing, it took much longer to get back in the groove. Also, my goal for the new year is to keep a consistent look for my characters.