This was a piece that I created a few years ago.. but always bothered me and I wanted to someday return to working on. So, I resurrected this and spent a few days reworking areas -- with re-painting certain areas to adjusted contrast/saturation/hue of various areas (background, face, etc)
I also decided to make the beard/shirt area read as a solid, dark graphic..
Here is the new artwork:
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