Working on portrait on left...Above is a clothesline I set up to view small things as I go along
Small watercolor pencil, tissue paper, pen and ink sketch
This was the photo I took at Mt. Auburn Cemetery that I later did in pastel

Sketch of Henry, smiling

Preliminary stage 11x14" pastel
Stage Two
photo
slowly moving along....8x10" pastel
Peony watercolor sketch
Early stage of pastel of peonies with underpainting evident

On the left: helping the face to emerge from the page, then focusing on the eyes to identify with the subject. Colored pencil
12 x 14"

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