|Everybody's On The Phone, graphite, TMDD Series|
|Scumbling, Bumbling Along With The Tumble Weed.|
These computer translations of work in progress tell me where to move next: mouth/chin;
right cheek/right shoulder for starters.. There's lots more to go.
I studied more of Holbein's portraits yesterday. His skin tones vary considerably from painting to painting that you know he had no formula. His portrait of Sir Thomas Moor was his best. On later paintings and drawing, his surface was tainted pink, a mid tone from which he worked warmer or cooler, darker or lighter.
Though I really would like to let loose with my brush, slow and steady with lots of patience is key . When the urge hits, it's time to break. I work off impatience on the elliptical trainer.