Face Too Big For Hair

The hair is rendered masterfully, if you look at it by itself.  I’m not sure how I managed to draw the face so out of proportion. It would have been a matter of just a couple of millimeters from the receded hairline to the beginning of the forehead. But I moved the pen point a bit too far from just above the ear, the end of the hair contour.

Did my unconscious mind give more weight to this persons face, dictating its large dimension? I don’t think so. It wasn’t that remarkable a face. But who knows what goes on below the surface in one’s head.

Sketch: Pen and Ink - Face Too Big For Hair

Face Too Big For Hair
Pen and Ink Sketch
5″x7″ 111# Moleskin Journal

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