Work in Progress

So, now that I have space, I've started a "Noah's Ark" painting. The pictures show phase 1: the sketch. Phase 2: a acrylic wash. The acrylic wash is something my art teacher insisted, was mandatory, for each painting. In school I'd do a pencil sketch and them apply a thick coat of painting right away before he'd see I didn't do an acrylic wash. I just had to break the rules. Now that he isn't telling me to do it, I see the necessity of it. It gives me an idea of what the final will look like so I can change color or composition before applying the final touches. I'll post a picture next week on the progress.