Saturday, November 16, 2013
This drawing was actually done at twice the size of the drawings in the book. I was interested to see if it was easier or harder to construct the drawing on a larger scale and found out it was a little of both. When drawing small, the slightest deviation in shading can cause a dramatic difference in appearance. When drawing larger it is easier to maintain "control" of this aspect. Larger drawings on the other hand take longer to complete and you have to be very careful with the placement of the individual features.
I added the border in Photoshop to give it an old-timey portrait look, but it seems to change color when you click on the drawing.