My charcoal drawing on the canvas, made from a picture my daughter took.
Here, my first layer of black. I am trying to paint with colors that are in contrast with the local colors.
Painting more contrasting colors.
All this layering will help making colors more complex at the end and having interesting and contrasting edges.
Here I start another phase of layering, with colors I found in undertones of the local colors.
For example some of the light on the ceiling have blue undertones.
Here I start to apply local colors.
I keep them semi-transparent by adding medium so some of the layering underneath is still visible.
Adjusting local colors and correcting some of the figure shapes.
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