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Young Mr. Fonda

A giant stone face at The Bayon temple in Angkor Thom, Cambodia

Henry Fonda. Digital color over scanned pencil sketch.


This is a portrait of a young Henry Fonda, maybe by the time he was playing Young Mr. Lincoln, but without the President’s characteristic “long nose”. I used a photograph reference for this pencil sketch, as I usually do with all the head shots. In that era Hollywood movies were in black & white, so after scanning the draw, I decided to give a digital touch of color, but only with grey scale. Well, this is the result…