man me, pencil on paper PORTRAIT

I decide to study my face and make a man me.

I like doing portraits, but, most of the time it’s just copying some image or photograph. It’s difficult to make life portraits of someone because the person has to be still for so long. So I decided to play with anatomy, fantasize a little and make a man me. With the help of a mirror and some photos I basically just put a stronger jaw, more eyebrows, facial hair (not too much because my hair is very thin), larger neck, more dark circles and deeper wrinkles, I transformed me into a man. I didn’t want just a teen because in reality, most of the time, boys still look kinda girly so… this is the result.