Progress Shot 06
Barely touched the inside of the body, yet what a big difference in what the internal tonal work looks like after adding just a bit of background. I suppose this is one of the reasons why it is difficult to work with tone. There’s nothing to hang on to as everything changes all the time. This is because the value of anything in the image is defined only by it’s relationship with all the other parts.
The strip between her hips and arm I added yesterday does not seem so dark anymore.
Graphite on Canson Mi–Teintes paper, 38 x 55cm