My favourite modern / contemporary artist is a beautiful Japanese woman

I’ve transferred the image to a canvas, 18 x 32″, with pen and ink, and now begins the long and somewhat laborious process of roughing the whole thing in with some black and white egg tempera paint. The painting proper in oil colour will come later. I just need to work on this grisaille first.

roughing in 1

Above, photo taken in artificial light.

Below, photo taken in natural daylight.

hitomi the painter


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