This work in progress is from a reference image ~ 1972 Chatelaine magazine. Blending and final touches required. I love how her eye turned out and am also pleased with initial appearance of her ear.
The beginnings with figures are not quite ready to share. For now I will show an old image I had started ages ago on a piece of foam core. I had prepared the foam core with old papers and covered with a layer of gesso. I need to complete the figure. I will be hoping to share a more finished version sometime in the near future.
"bringing to me a smile
cheerfully chirruping waxwings
as they chomp
brilliant red berries
from the mountain ash tree"
Some of my favourite music which helps me to be mindful this day: