In the movies, my wife is probably sick of hearing me repeat this, but I am a huge fan of Richard Harris. I think his portrayal of Dumbledore is spot on. He emotes both gentleness and strength, with that touch of wit. I think Michael Gambon has certainly grown into the roll throughout the movies, and I found finally with the 6th movie I wasn't distracted by his version of Dumbledore.
For more info on this guy, this is a pretty exhaustive background of Dumbledore. It's pretty cool to see how in depth people have fleshed out his character and background.
With this sketch, I was eager to do it. I've been out of town all week, I just got back today and had to scramble to get this all done to hit my day. But here ya go. I spent longer on this one to make sure I had it the way I was envisioning it before I started. So for the first one this week I spent 60 min. on this. I thought it interesting that he might be holding the prophesy orb here, from Order of the Phoenix.
Harry Potter Week - Professor Albus Dumbledore - 010
9x12 Ink on Bristol Board.
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