Finally finished, this portrait has taken weeks to complete but it's finally done and I couldn't be happier. All in all this must have taken over 20 hours but I stopped counting about a third of the way through. The portrait is of Rakim - a pioneer in hip-hop and one of the all time greats.
If you're interested in the progression of the piece...
WIP 1 [link]
WIP 2 [link]
WIP 3 [link]
9"x 12" (HB-4B)