Finally I was up and running with my brushes (not literally, although I do have wheels on my studio chair so the option is there if needed).
|Under-paintings and then some.
After that initial stage, it was a case of blocking in colours to work out the types of clothing. Every now and then I had to grab new reference (thank goodness for Downton Abbey screenshots) but mostly I had a reasonably clear idea of costumes beforehand.
|A series of WIP shots taken over a period of 10 days
Speaking of which here is the final painting.
|A Quarter Past One On Platform Ten
Watercolour & Gouache
50 x 92