I think I spent too much time obsessing over getting this drawing exactly right and I felt like things just went from bad to worse. Finally, I just thought I was was too invested and decided to call it quits.
The big take away from this lesson is simplifying the shadow shapes. I have a super hard time doing this, because my oil painting training is in realism and getting every single detail and gradient right. It was very helpful to draw along with you in the video and see how you simplified the facial features and the material on the robe.
Looking forward to the Zoom on drawing material!