Before and after pencil sketches - model Callum

Revisions of Callum

By DoctorPlatypus | Doctor Platypus | 17 Feb 2021

Today I went back to one of my timed sketches of Callum and made some improvements and revisions. Mostly I added shadow and definition where it belongs, smoothed out a few lines, etc. Here's the side-by-side results:

Before and after drawing in pencil - model Callum

I think in particular I could profitably do some work on his face. The shading there looks pretty raccoonish, which was not at all my intent. His torso could use a little bit more work, too. 

I'm do like the new three-dimensionality I managed to get by adding in just a little shading, especially on his  legs and his boots.

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Current projects: writing a literary history book about Victorian and Edwardian fiction as successor to the medieval dream vision genre. Learning to draw. Slooooowly learning the fancier ins and outs of the roll20 VTT.

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