Ever sit down to do preliminary sketches, and get exactly what you were aiming for at the first try, but then are unable to replicate it for your final picture?
Something like that happened when I was working on my art trade with *-patches-
. But I liked that little face sketch in the corner of the page so much, I computer-inked it and coloured it in addition to the actual full-body picture I did for the trade! Which ended up looking somewhat different
EDIT: Wait, I know why he mopes! Must be because he's stuck in quicksand.