3:28 PM: a scrumble and then on to a different image. BELOW: the scrumbling process consists of covering the painting with a light wash of acrylic color, then scraping into it with a trowel, allowing some of the under-painting to peek through.
then, drawing from a different fayum painting, i began painting over the scrumbled image. my gut today was to take it slow. "you have plenty of time; don't rush" i kept telling myself. i love the mystery of this new face emerging from the detritus of previous layers. i'll continue working on it tomorrow.
12:48 PM: i'm getting a late start today. my first gaze told me that, although there are beautful passages in gaze 33, it still needs considerable work. i'll post pics, as usual, when they become available.