Grim, but I was more inspired by the bonus challenge using the towel for violence or survival. I also wanted to try a low-color piece working with negative space.
I hope it reads well enough, I wasn't sure how obvious the towel around the neck was.
Edit: lighter now, hopefully it'll be easier to see . Original: http://www.weebly.com/uploads/9/7/8/7/9787861/9834536_orig.png