School: Service High School
I decided to draw my late grandfather. This photo was taken while he served in the Air Force, meaning he was somewhere in his early to late 20’s. To sketch and shade, I used graphite, more specifically a HB pencil and a 6B pencil. This picture means a lot to my family and I. Since he passed away from lung cancer when I was about four years old, I never got to truly know what made him such an amazing and wonderful man. From what my mother told me, we had very similar personalities, and my eyes would light up every time I saw him. If he was still alive today, I’m sure we would’ve had an amazing connection not only on a grandparent-grandchild relationship, but also on a wonderful friendship level. Drawing this portrait connected me to him in a beautiful way.