With the photo:
Here’s the drawing:
Here’s the first version I did:
I liked painting this so much the first time, I decided I’d do it again. Unfortunately, this was a model from W magazine, so, like yesterday’s painting, I don’t know who it is, and thus can’t tell him he now has two portraits painted of him in addition to being on my business card and the header for this blog!
Miraculously, I found a way to photograph it without too much glare: