Learning from centuries ago – parent work

Digital paint, 8 x 12 in. Inspired from Picasso’s 1905 Harlequin Family

Time and energy is limited so not every detail can be addressed. Focus effort on what matters and prioritize the things we find beautiful. Drawing this, the first step was to layout the proportion and general lighting with quick big strokes. Then slow down and fine line the faces. And finally, steady out with boosting contrast with spots of dark and light.