cast dancer


cast set up


cast set up with plumb line


cast transfer drawing on toned water color paper


cast transfer drawing and oil transfer

Started with putting the lights in this time, as I had quite a dark imprimatura. I was told later that it's not such a traditional way of doing it, usually we put the shadows in first. I'm not quite sure what the difference is though. 

putting light first

repainting the cheek again and again.

repainting the cheek


close up of details



lighting makes all the difference

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