I think I'm finished with this piece, I might go back and put in more graphite details or do a background wash if I don't like how the white looks in the frame.
Here is the progression from drawing to finished painting:
And here are the paints/tools I used... in case someone out there is wondering:
The Winsor & Newton Series 7 #5 brush is expensive, but I do almost ALL of my gouache painting with it because it is so well made and has such a fine, natural tip. Definitely more than worth every penny.
This piece will be on display and for sale at the upcoming Horrorwood show at the WWA Gallery in Culver City, which opens October 15th. See you there!