The following is a black chalk drawing on toned Fabriano Accademia paper,
50 x 70cm
Progress Shot 09
Continuing in the same direction, adding but also removing and / or altering existing elements. For example the line detail on the right hand of the middle figure (right from the figure’s point of view) has now less contrast, however the forearm has now more definition, and so has the trunk of the body. Same lessening of a fairly strong contrast is happening with the chest, shoulders and the right upper arm. In other words, the lights got a little darker and the darks got a little lighter. Almost like narrowing the value range.