After painting tonight I was anxious to start another Bargue drawing, so I finished drawing number 2 of the fourth plate.
I have the feeling that my powers of observation when comparing two dimensional imagery is getting better. There were more than a few marks on this drawing that flowed effortlessly from my hand and were even accurate during comparison. That being said, as I compare the drawing in digital format, I see many differences that I would like to have caught during drawing.
I continue to wonder how close I should get these drawings to the original. I’m sure if I spent long enough that I could get the drawing perfect, but at what point is it too much?