I've been taking an art class on Monday evenings and trying to improve my penciling. This was my first try after many years:
It's far from perfect, but its a starting point. I need to work on my shading a lot more. One of the guys in my class is unbelievably good at it.
Next I decided to try some pastel chalk drawing. I've never used it before so I decided to start with something I thought would be easier than a face:
I'm working on a new pastel chalk that is secret. it's going to be a gift for someone. I'll post it when I finish and give it to the recipient. I would post my work in progress, but the person reads this blog occasionally.