Keeping the tempo, and making some progress.
The real trick with greyscale drawing – is to capture shadow in right place, the way how light is spreading. With bigger scale, on big image you can ligth up things diffrently, you’re getting more control on light spread.
See how lantern and candle are glowing now! Compare to old sketch ( https://shemel.group/2021/06/28/bear-in-fantasy-world-second-version/ )