The above portrait rendered in watercolor is from a photograph. The pencil drawing below is also from a photograph. I changed the color to from grey graphite to sepia in Photoshop. It is a lot warmer.
The below portrait is a study of an oil painting by Andrew Loomis. I rendered it in Watercolor.
Below is a pencil portrait I did from a reference I found. I colorized it in PS.
Pencil portrait study with an Google Android sepia photo filter. Study of the human skull and anatomy is important to draw portraits I am learning.
Below is a profile portrait study. I like the challenge of drawing a subject "correctly". Drawn on mixed media paper with a vellum surface.
The following watercolor portrait I did on 140 lb. cold press Arches paper. It is from a photograph.
Below is a pencil drawing I did from a photo I found. There is a lot of pencil graphite on this drawing.
This pencil portrait, below, is a pencil study I did of one of John Singer Sargent's portraits. I always learn from these studies.
Below is another pencil portrait study from a black and white photo I found on the the web. Portrait drawing is very challenging because you have to LEARN about construction of the head. But it is fun and relaxing for me.