male on the phone

by Aunt Herbert, December 6th 2023 © 2023 Aunt Herbert

Done as part of a practice session with poses of 1 hour in length.

....before I hit the pause button, and continued for 40 more minutes, so 100 ish minutes in total.

My current goal is: Develop my own signature drawing style (advanced)

Getting a bit more familiar with those really long sessions. My shading style still feels inconsistent, as over the time of more than one and a half hour ideas pop up, get tested and dismissed.

Some ideas kinda worked, others not so much.

Once again it turned out, that Mr Loomis is a treacherous b****, brow line was tilted a bit differently than on the original, which I only realized when I was already halfway in the shading process. At least it wasn't beyond what could be fudged with a bit of perspective cheating on some of the shapes. As a result, for some reason the model now looks younger and slimmer than intended.

Not there still, but getting closer.

Edit: Just uploaded it and saw the thumbnail for the first time. Not happy about it in thumbnail size. Lost too much definition of overall light dynamic by fiddling with details. The eyes are especially unclear.

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Good morning, Aunt Herbert, again. Say, mostly marvelous but fully magnificent job on your hyperstylized but hyperrealistic linear facial drawing in ink form. I would not change a thing, but I think this will have to do!