It’s near the end now, this being the second to last stage in the drawing. I hope so far you have enjoyed these posts – always feel welcome to share, comment, like or follow.
The background is almost complete, as is the Rose itself. The shading is always left until the last piece of the puzzle, so to speak. I like to have the detail in place before the final touches are done just in case any alterations must be made. Here you can see that the whole picture had come together and is awaiting the finish to come.
All that remains at this point is the tonal aspect of the piece; this shall be done in a quicker time than the initial drawing but nonetheless, it is done in stages.