Disappearing Desmond painting in progress

For those of you who emailed and commented and facebooked about the Desmond jacket last week- thanks for your input! We did indeed pick image number two (the fence one). Its good to know you pretty much all agreed.

This week I am painting...

The sketch:

The underpainting:

Layering on the color:

Building up the color/texture of the sand and the waves:

Still working on the background, and adding color to the figures:

To be continued next week!