Stage 4: I brushed in the body focusing on shape, color and values. After that I went in with a palette knife to give it a nice thick texture.
|Stage 3: I painted in the background with a palette knife.|
|Stage 2: The face. I used a filbert brush as well as a palette knife.|
Stage 1: I painted the composition with a wash of mineral spirits and Burnt Umber on a canvas that I tinted with a thin layer of Ultramarine Blue and Burnt Umber, mixed.