|Underpainting with black NuPastel|
The above image depicts the sketch (you can see some of my pencil measurements on the elipse of the cup) and the identification of the shadow/dark structure. Everything else is in the light.
|First layers of color|
First layer of colors are added, maintaining the original shadow/dark structure. You can see lots of white flecks showing through which is the white sanded Wallis paper.
|First layers blended|
|Lots of warm colors added|