Scorpio. This is the first of what I hope will be a series of Zodiac portraits. Time taken approx. 19 hours. Stats: A2 Bristol Board; 4H, 2H, H, 7B & 9B wooded pencils; HB, B, 2B &4B 0.5 Mechanical pencils; 6 different shades of Caran d'Ache Supracolor soft pencils for the red; cotton buds for blending the skin; kneadable eraser for highlights. Permission from photographer, Michael Krispin to use his photograph as a reference pic. Model: Melle Noire.