David Attenborough portrait

As with most of my previous drawings, it’s always tricky to know when to stop. I think I’ve done all I can with this portrait of David Attenborough. I’d wanted to draw a human for a while, despite me previously telling myself I was only interested in drawing wildlife. Like most people I grew up with Attenborough, and have always admired him. A few years ago while working at the BBC Natural History Unit I was lucky enough to be invited to a talk that he did there. He seemed a good place to start with drawing my first person.

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Not wildlife (pt.2)

Although so far I've only drawn wild animals (with the exception of the recent domestic cat commission!), for some reason I got the urge to have a go at drawing my first human. As far as I was concerned it needed to be someone instantly recognisable - if people can ... Read more