Bren woke in a haze of confusion; too much tequila and not enough of those artichoke appetizers. He remembered shaking hands with someone, money changing between them. He remembered the smell of moss and the cool face of the toilet seat pressed against his own. And his head felt heavy. Heavier than a mere hangover could explain. (Xhxix)
Bram "Boco" Sels shows us how to develop the head of a character, including some awesome tips for creating hair, in Beginner's Guide to Digital Painting in Photoshop: Characters. Here's a brief glimpse of some of his WIPs!
Hi (非) is an artist living and working in Japan. His digital paintings demonstrate remarkable skill, eerie portraits of androgynous male youths rendered in staggering detail and in a color palette that paradoxically seems at once vibrantly multi-colored and muted and muddied. Especially impressive are Hi's photorealistic collage-like additions (stickers, buttons, sequins, etc.), textural details that enrich his uncanny, extraordinary vision.