This one started as a completely different concept from what you see here, but I changed course midway to make this noir style self portrait. Done digitally on Wacon Intuos using GIMP.
Done using GIMP on Wacom tablet.
I recently came across a very interesting art book called ‘Drawing on the Right Side of Brain’ by Betty Edwards. In this book she has given a very intuitive technique of drawing a self portrait by looking in the mirror. I got the look right on the fourth attempt. Pencil on drawing paper.