I am enjoying the process of learning how to draw faces. I’m often asked to draw portraits of famous people, as I mostly draw my friends…and myself. This should be good practice. People will be able to get a better idea of my art if the subject is a recognizable figure.
I’ll take you through the process.
Here is the final 16″x20″ drawing. I added a yellow gradient underneath and on top of the portrait. I like the irony of the inspirational glow. I think it fits his expression and tilted head.
Here is the drawing without the gradient.
Most of the line drawing (I added more lines when I started inking):
My big lines to help me find my small lines: