The hand, the arc of the top of the man’s head and the ear are all in proportion. The face is in proportion with itself (a bit long in the chin perhaps). The error in creating a proportionate drawing is obvious; the results are unexpected, but pleasing.
I was surprised when I finally looked at the paper, after creating this drawing, looking only at the subject. I was hoping to foreshorten his head; he was leaning forward and away from me. However, I can’t help seeing the head as a flat plane tilting away from me when I look at this sketch. […]