Sketch with thinned burnt umber.
Beginning to block in color.
Interior of subject mostly blocked in. My reference photo:
I will likely continue work on this portrait online, in between sessions on the larger portrait of Ailee. It's been nice working on this one here at the gallery today. Lots of nice people to talk with. There's a Soul Food Festival in the plaza outside my door, so the aromas are teasing and enticing. Mmmmm.
by Susan Carlin on 5/15/2009