FYI...both views are larger than the drawing, and that WHITE spot where HER left eye should be in the dark I thought was cool on the reference photo HERE [link] I first converted it to B&W then cropped it down to a head shot
SIZE: 7 x 6-3/4 Inches TIME: 7 hours PAPER: Bristol Smooth 300 series PENCILS: Staedtler Mars Lumograph H, F, B, 2B TOOLS: Color shaper, Blending Stumps, Kneaded eraser, Blu-Tac, Q-tip, Tissue, Make-up sponges
I drew this for a friend I've never met on Twitter, for his daughter's birthday, in exchange for a pumpkin carve. I know what you are thinking, but this guy is crazy talented. He does what we do on styrofoam pumpkins!
Definitely check out his site www.ThePumpkinGeek.com
SIZE: 7.25 x 6.75 inches TIME: 9 hours? PAPER: Bristol Smooth PENCILS: Staedtler Mars Lumograph H, HB, F, B & 2B
UN-enlarged view is about the size of the actual drawing
I've had the reference photo of this saved for over a year. I loved the highlights and the challenge with his hair and the "negative space" work required. I'm still too impatient to do it correctly, but this is the best I can do for now.
SIZE: 5-3/4 x 7-3/4 INCHES TIME: about 8 hours PAPER: Bristol Smooth 300 series PENCILS: Staedtler Mars Lumograph H, HB, F, B, 2B