Sixth piece in the 'Improbable Self Portrait' series.
My two indispensable tools *are* me. An audio book in the background and my favourite mechanical pencil my husband gave me.
Also, I'd also like to say - again - that I don't aim for photorealism. Just realism. I want you to be able to tell you're looking at a drawing.
Staedtler Mars Lumograph pencils (from 2B to 4B) on extra smooth Bristol board, 8 x 11".
Original available here: [link]