In my blog from a couple days ago I shared a piece that is
being used for a book cover. I'm working on the painting
now, and thought I'd show you how that's developing. The
original drawing from my notebook is shown above.
I transfer the drawing onto a prepared board using carbon
paper. A red pen helps me see where I've already drawn.
Once the drawing is on the board, I go over the line with
a fine liner brush and oil paint.
I start to build up the values with a burnt umber under