Sitting in the Light. Acrylic on board. 30 x 40cm.
A two session painting, so, around 6 hours. I was not happy at all after the first session. The sketch was trying to work out what was wrong with the work. The painting was washed over with a blue-grey. Then each part was revised, from the angles to the colours and the proportions. The most important change was the strengthening of the light and shadow. The format is quite small for my dexterity, though the texture of the amount of paint the board is good, it catches the light.
From left, the unframed work, three images of details, the sketch and the work after the first session.
Made in the class with John Close as the very helpful tutor. https://www.johnclosearts.co.uk