The detail around the eyes and mouth is a challenge. But a lear is a lear and you got to get it looking good baby.
Dark hair is mandatory even taking into account artistic licence. A blonde Elvis just won't work. This article talks about turning timber black by ebonising. It works well.
Microphones are usually black. Yours could be but I thought the white mike gave a better balance to the picture.
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430mm x 400mm (17"" x 16"")
Number of Pieces:
A2 420mm x 594mm (17"" x 24"")
This is a small section of the very detailed computer drawn plan that will guide you through the construction process
Some Sample Timbers used in this piece
Use these samples as a guide to colours only. You should use wood that you can easily obtain locally.
The pattern includes detailed guidelines on choosing suitable timbers. Need more timber colours? Check out our guide to Ebonizing and Bleaching Timber here.