At the request of a redditor, here is that portrait as a bookmark. The quote is from Coraline. Feel free to print it off if you want to use it (I’d suggest doing so on card stock, and cutting it to size).
Here’s a link to the CMYK version for proper printing..
Since this wonderful author has such a unique and interesting look, as well as very entertaining hair, I decided to use his lovely face as practice. He looks rather sinister in this.
So there’s a subreddit called RedditGetsDrawn.. It’s a good source for practicing. Here’s RGD guy #1:
Hi hi –
I haven’t had a lot of time to draw lately, but trying to stay in practice. I also wanted to update this, and figured if I kept posting stuff you’ve seen before, you guys might start hitting me.
Also, if you haven’t heard it, Janelle Monáe released a new song featuring Erykah Badu called Q.U.E.E.N. Which gave me a little inspiration. So if you haven’t heard it, here’s the song:
[soundcloud url=”http://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/89023473″ params=”” width=” 100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /]
And here’s the portrait: