Trying to decide where to start on this one reminded me of cleaning my room as a youngster.
It was going to be just an antelope skull but it turned into something I’m still not sure I recognize. It’s a skull for sure but that’s all I can decipher.
I finally chose a corner and let it follow it self through.
The pencil work unfolded last week when I had just finished a large hawk portrait.
I did the pen work tonight. Working with the grain made some of the lines difficult to darken but several passes with the pen brought it around.
The details emerged from their hiding places like they do.