|Primo, in his natural colouring ...|
|Another of my neighbour's roosters. She had about 6 at one point. I like the pose in the 1st photo, but LOVE the colours of the second, so I combined the two ...|
|My drawing ...|
|The next few steps are a matter of intensifying the colours, usually with more of the same, and sometimes with a complement added to darken.|
|Colours are established overall ...|
|A bit of chicken-scratch spatter on the ground ...|
|I am adding a soft background with permanent rose [any cool quin. pink will do], quin. burnt orange and indanthrone. I am applying it quite thinly.|
|These last two photos are taken at the same stage, with different lighting. I find it difficult to get a true assessment of the colour using just the computer editing. I have posted both images so you may get a better idea of the colours and values.|
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framable size 13 x 14.5 in./ 33.5 x 38 cm.
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