Carbon pencil on 12 x16" cartridge paper, cropped.
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Carbon pencil on A3 paper, cropped.
Aim: to make the most of any unusual characteristics in his face, as the temptation is always to 'normalise'. It is a subtle process, but at the same time the drawing doesn't want to look too laboured.
(I have a workshop coming up - so I am practicing verbalising my thoughts).