These are traces. I traced the outlines and then went to town to practice shading and so on. I think I did a better job on the guys, which is sad. I gave up on Aphrodite’s face after an hour. They’re listed in order of drawing.
My wife said Ares looks bad, and she’s right. I thought about redoing, but I think it’s better to show the progress, since otherwise I won’t see my own improvement. People are clearly hard. I’m going to step back and try superheroes and comics I think. Joxer does have blood on his head. If I remember the episode, Xena hit him in the head.