First off, I would like to Thank Ryan for teaching this class. It was really fun and you gave some really helpful illustrator tips, thanks man
Here's my final piece side-by-side my reference photo:
I put a pattern of pencils behind my avatar because I wanted an Icon that described me the most. And since I'm a designer/illustrator, the pencil was my weapon of choice
And Here's a snapshot of my process:
Thanks for watching!
Multimedia Designer at GRIN