I had this one about 80% complete when I put it aside to draw Jack Nicholson.
SIZE: 6 x 7 INCHES TIME: about 8 hours PAPER: Strathmore Bristol Smooth 300 series PENCILS: Staedtler Mars Lumograph H, HB, F, B, 2B, 3B
To view the step scans I took, see this Google Doc: [link]
To see a SUPER CLOSE UP for details, go here: [link]
PS - the UN-ENLARGED VIEW is the EXACT SIZE of the Actual Drawing
I know that the space between his finger and his face is pitch black, yet on the other side of that finger is all white. But believe me, that's how the reference photo was. After I cropped it and converted it to B&W that is
I was inspired to draw Denzel Washington by his recent movie "FLIGHT" but he's been one of my ALL TIME favorite actors for many years! I've wanted to draw him for a long time, but I could not find the "right photo".
SIZE: 6.25 x 5.75 INCHES MEDIUM: Graphite on Bristol Smooth 300 series stock TIME: 12+ Hours PENCILS: Staedtler Lumograph 3B, 2B, B, HB, F, HB, F, H ***I Framed the scan and inserted my website using software