Easy live and quiet die

Don't see, don't speak, No.2
Don’t see, don’t speak, No.2

A stern Victorian, or maybe Edwardian— the title an ode to Lucy Honeychurch of A Room with a View, from my collection of cabinet card portraits.

I see now, though, she’s less compelling than the first of this series, for not looking into the camera. She’s making no direct appeal to usbut someone out of frame, which weakens the effect. But learning is part of every endeavor, so onward and smarter next time.


Completed pencilling for the base
Completed pencilling for the base

I guess I ought to do some process pics while layering in the black and grey next time. These don’t really show much process at all, only intervals.

With the red added.
With the red added.

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