Dolce: A Portrait of a Young Boy
The final layer is shown here. Details are added around the eyes. The expression and color around the lips are fine tuned. Contrast in the hair is improved by adding deeper darks and colorful light highlights. The hair is softened in places where it meets the face and also softened where it blends with the background. Once dry, I will apply a protective coat of varnish. Then it is ready to be framed and delivered.