Can you tell the difference between these two images? Same painting, sure. The left is this mornings version. The right is this evenings. About 7 hours and several layers of egg tempera separate the two.
I got the background to transition a bit smoother, the shapes to come forward a bit more. You can’t see it, but the detail…value intensity, connecting lines, movement, texture….is all in there much stronger now.
Painting completed. Title…so very near.