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Definitely recognizable. His left eye and cheekbone feel off though. (our right)
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Like Rattsang said bring some of those shadows to beneath the chin as well to add some "gravitas". His left sternocleidomastoid seems a little thick compared to the other..maybe put some dark values there also to help define the anatomy. nice work, keep it up!
I too agree with Rattsang. Increase your contrast to bring this image to life.
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Alternatively, if your original surface is that cool tone as opposed to a scanner effect, you could draw highlights with white, assuming you want the delicate, narrow range of greys.
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Alright, cool, increase contrast. I can see now that it looks flat and the value needs to be more unified. Thanks very much! : )