Here’s a couple of sketches I did yesterday. I did a few others, but I didn’t like them. But that’s how it goes – gotta work your way through the sketches that suck to get to the ones that don’t.
This first sketch was another that I just kept moving my pencil around until I started to see something I liked. I enjoyed how the face was elongated. I do have to admit that those fleshy thingies around his skull and chin are from working on another project. I guess it was still fresh in my head when I put them to paper. I like that fleshy anemone weirdness:
On this second guy, all I new going in is that I wanted nice strong shadows. From there, I have him a blocky head and growths on his skull. And of course a tie. He had a hard day at work: