My latest large piece, measuring at 72”x 48” .
I went with acrylic over the watercolor, and continued to push the acrylic instead of adding oil. The mark making was of interest to me, of which I’m not sure oil paint could have achieved.
Here is the finished piece, with the following pics the progression
Pencil drawing to start
Grisaile underpainting, with a burnt umber/ultramarine blue color mixture.
first attempt and failure of a textured color field surrounding the faces