|Lowrider Sloth,My contribution to a previously painted panel. ©Forest Stearns|
|This is the state of the painting when it arrived.|
|Multiple layers and pages of practice in the book ©Forest Stearns|
Taking bits from multiple sketches I started on the panel.
From here I love to get to work with mid tone lay-in lines, then cutback with a value pattern of local hues.
|Mid tone lines and painted cut backs ©Forest Stearns|
Then comes the black line work to develop the focal point.
|Choice of focal point and development of contrast. ©Forest Stearns|
|Juicy details and saturated core shadows. ©Forest Stearns|
I am excited to see who is next and what they have to add to the mix.