Young man #942A pen & ink youth portrait, which is for sale here, at discount with prints by artist Stephen F. Condren, SAIC, of Condren Galleries, a Fine Arts Gallery, offering JPEG & PDF prints.
Key elements to understanding the pen & ink drawing of the face are below.
Pen & ink fine line drawing of a young man’s head in shadow. The line work in this drawing is very fine and there is no use of thicker lines for intensifying the background of the image. The use of fine lines to make shade and shadow is very good because if gives you the ability to change the intensity of the shadows without compromising the integrity of the drawing. The use of fine lines complimented with intense use of cross hatching give the need depth of field for shade and shadows.