Here’s the character design for Miles Standish. I do these sketches for the major characters in a book so that they look the same all the way through the story. Proportions are difficult to keep consistent unless you take the time to do these. It does make drawing the comprehensive sketches easier, because I’ve made myself familiar with the characters in their different poses.
The Indians nicknamed Standish ‘the shrimp,’ so I colored his costume pink with red showing in the slashed sleeves. I gave him one of those lobster-tail helmets. Here’s the color sketch:
Here are color indications for Franky & Johnny, the Billington boys: