Pygmy Kestrel Progress

Since moving to Yupo I have started to miss some of the qualities of my cold pressed papers, so I broke some out and had a go at a pygmy kestrel.

He’s not finished but since the major buckling of the cold pressed paper, I thought I’d stop mid stroke and try and flatten him out before resuming flooding the paper with water  I’ve been taking major liberties with how much cold pressed paper can take, forgetting that it isn’t my forgiving Yupo.

This snap shot into a painting before it’s finished may aid me in future paintings, to maybe hint to me when to stop before I overwork something to death ...