For me, jumping straight into paints is doing me a lot of good. I see the full picture of what I will be doing in the next year or so and by the process of backtracking, I am seeing clearly what I need to be doing for the next full year starting this Fall '13.
New poisons... erm... chemicals I've been introduced to. It will be awhile before I find a system to get my tools in order.
New gear: Large format panels, aprons, making campitura. I'm preparing a copy of Dali's in this 16th, 17th, 18th century method of painting class.
This is a warm up 1st painting piece by Sir Thomas Lawrence.
It's a section of Charles William Vane-Stewart, Marquess of Londonderry.