First off, some quick portrait studies from various photo references. Each one took about 15-20 minutes.
This still life setup was supposed to somewhat resemble a wizard's desk. I'll probably try something like that again at some point - once I've gathered a lot more magical-looking stuff!
Since I always love a good zombie/infected story, I quite enjoyed The Last of Us. So here's a portrait sketch of Joel! On my LiveStream channel you can watch most of the process (after the stream I looked at some reference and edited my sketch to get a closer likeness).