I don't know why I spend so much time doing this stuff. At least it usually has a good effect on my work. Since drawing and painting is something I'm always doing, it never feels foreign when I actually get to work. And I always have something that's been interesting me to bounce off of. Today it was men's facial hair. Not only the different styles like goatee or vandyke, but also different lengths and textures of hair.
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