You folks know that I never sketch, so this was the beginning of a new painting. It developed into a sketch because I worked out that I would have to -a) make a bigger painting, or b) lose a couple of people.
I learned earlier this year that I don't do small heads, not easily anyway. Start again then! My grateful thanks to the ever patient members of the West Winch Art Group.
I had this idea for a painting to submit to the BP Portrait competition this year and got all excited, but then realised it has all been done before. .............
Syndics of the Drapers Guild REMBRANDT
The Last Supper DA VINCI
I initially got the idea from a pic in a magazine. ..