It's a two-fer!
Inappropriate Sipping Technique No. 3 (Fly Style), 2006 • graphite, Staedtler pigment liner and Photoshop®
This was probably the first thing to come to mind, really. I can hear the sucking...can't you? Check the smugness on his grill, too. The way larger version is here.
Highlighting a Pivotal Moment in a Song via a capella, 2006 • graphite, Staedtler pigment liner and Photoshop®
I really wanted to do this last week, but it just didn't happen. The photo reference was taken by my boss and editor David Jón Fuller and is of the Ron Halldorson Trio. I think this might serve as reference for a future project. Not sure yet.
Illustrators like Burt Goldblatt, David Stone Martin, Andy Warhol, and Evan Hecox were a big influence on this.
Larger version? Here.