18" x 24" portrait of my nephew done with soft pastel on black paper.
Final Portrait, 18" x 24", soft pastel on paper
Creative process animation
Initial pencil drawing. I typically only use a grid system when concerned about a specific facial likeness or body language. Also, black paper makes it tougher!
My work area!
For physical size reference. Also, completed back-to-back with another portrait below it.