I transferred the sketch of Rodney to a piece of 18″x24″ plywood using graphite paper. The top image shows the plywood with the transferred sketch.
In the middle photo below I put some basic color down on the background and some preliminary shadows on his face to get an idea of how I want the lighting.
In the bottom photo the shadows and highlights on his face and arms are a little farther along, but still have a long way to go.
If you missed it, here’s the first progress post on Rodney:
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