The sealer was baked and hard to remove. The line quality could not be retrieved if sanded to the lower layer. The transparency took on another quality, and I am not sure how it will be perceived. The magic of the original composition lies in the connection between the characters and lines. The time spent on the original has proved to be invaluable. I can move on to future work and understand what “makes it work”
shot on an iPhone 4
“soft” pastel/water color.
This expression is a composite of portrait sketches, and the broad figurative elements described by the original 4x4. There are a variety of new techniques involved with this process My background of portraits and pencil sketches is beginning to have an influence on the original style