Lost in Thought

More Sktchy Inspired Goodness

Good morning, today’s post is a graphite portrait of a gentleman that I found on Sktchy.  I have had this guy in my queue of saved inspiration photos for a few months so, I finally got around to sketching his portrait.

I intentionally used cross-hatching to indicate areas of shadow with minimal use of a white colored pencil to bring out the brightest highlights.  I used powdered charcoal to create the background.  This portrait is on Strathmore Toned Tan paper.

Thanks for visiting, have a wonderful day! – Mike

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14 thoughts on “Lost in Thought

  1. Yet again you’re nailing these portraits, very glad you’re back in the game. As to the subject, I’ve got a feeling I’ve got the same chap in my Sktchy to-do list but with a different pose, certainly looks similar…

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