I'm finally posting something new, and for the challenge =)
No creativity + "Hey, I use an afro! This challenge's been made for me!" = This.
Well, my sleepiness and laziness won't allow me to change anything for now, but I know there's a lot of improvement to be done (I didn't spend time adjusting colors or AA, for example, and I know the neck and the clothing are weird).
I almost entered 8CC, but not now XD
Best viewed at 2x, no doubt!
EDIT (08-10-2014): After a looong time, I decided to make some modifications, especially in his formerly flat nose. I also removed the lightest color, but I feel like the contrast is way better now. It's still not optimal (I got tired and just left it as it was, as always), so maybe I'll come here again later. Here it is as it was before: http://i.imgur.com/9UTMnoa.gif