Following my note about Pete Postlethwaite, I decided to use him as a reference for today’s sketchbook entry. He has very distinct facial features with proportions unlike the characters I generally draw. His eyes sit higher than the midline I usually choose, giving him a longer face, and his cheeks are incredibly defined, a feature I rarely include in male characters.

I also focused on his eyes a bit more since they had a bit more “droop” as well as larger eyebrows. Overall, it was a nice little case study and is a page I will likely reference in the future if I have any characters with similar features.

SharpWriter
Reflexions Spiral Sketchbook

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In an effort to get a bit more “grit” in my work, I switched to my Paper Mate SharpWriter for this entry. This simple change seemed to help a bit, and I did my best to focus on over-exaggerating facial features and structure. Because of this, one of the figures…

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L. Fox Illustration

L. Fox Illustration

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