This one took me a while to finish, with a long break when I was almost finished, needing a good breather to find my inspiration again. As I keep saying, it’s quite hard to reproduce graphite accurately with my limited camera/computer technical skills, but this’ll have to do. Click on any of the images below to see a larger version and scroll through the gallery to view the progress from start to finish. I’m now well on my way with the preparatory stages of Metro Series #5, as yet untitled.
eta: I should also take this opportunity to add that I’ll be taking on a small number of commissions for portraits of people and pets, working from photos in a similar approach as this “Metro Series” (“black & white” graphite on paper). My technique is very meticulous and slow going, so I can only accept a handful of projects before the holidays, but would love to put my talents toward providing a unique gift to a loved one. Send me a quick message if you’re interested and we’ll take it from there. Thanks for sharing this post with your contacts as I’d rather work with friends of friends as opposed to complete strangers.