He holds a Victorian look and a sense of cool that could only come from a modernized version of the literary hero of that era. I have to wonder if people like Wells were considered rock stars of his time, or was he some geeky odd recluse writing his genius without anyone really knowing him.
I played with charcoal and lead pencil on this one. Hint, once the lead is down, no more charcoal stick to the paper over it. It made for an interesting sheen after the blending.
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