Art dump from a million years ago

Beirdo

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Or at least it seems like it's been a million years. I've been trying my hand at various artistic mediums for the better part of 30 years and for a time I even tried my hand at making a living airbrushing on cars and bikes. I sort of lost the drive/nerve/interest about 6 or 7 years ago and had kind of given up on all of it (outside of building cosplay costumes). Buying that goofy tattoo set off Amazon seemed to have sparked those creative nodes I thought were long dead. It got me digging into older work I had done and really looking at where I want to go with all of this. Anyways, all that aside, all of these are from almost a whole other life but digging into them really inspired me to get back to it even harder. I hope they inspire others in the same way.
The biggie is pastel on velour paper (highly recommend this for anyone wanting smooth blends and the ability to build values with pastels) | The eagle is airbrush, as is the portrait, the other two are graphite pencil.
 

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I too,am obsessed with realism. I suffer from a similar issue you mentioned with design and straying away from reference. You have a gift!
 

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