Here is my newest WIP. Every drawing seems to have an ugly stage, and this is it right now for this drawing. There are several adjustments which still need to be made, i.e. mouth and eyes especially. They are not quite right yet. Then, of course, there will be more contour modeling, etc. I am working with 5h,3h,hb, F,2b,4b mechanical pencils on smooth Bristol. I don't care for this smooth paper and feel like I am fighting it constantly. Several times I have wanted to just ditch this drawing and start over again...but, I am stubborn and not a quitter, so I press on and see how it will turn out in the end. Update coming soon...hopefully.
Wishing all of my American friends a good and safe 4th of July!! May we never take our freedoms for granted! Cheers! ;o )