The Queen Bee - Process

I began this new stretched canvas of linen on Tuesday and was able to work through until Wednesday evening.  I won't have much time to complete this one. If only I can complete the set up and and prepare a second panel to be dry withing 12 days I will be satisfied,  If the majority of the work on the next canvass is prepared here: the three coats of gesso and the motif is complete I need not worry about supplies in Iceland.  I will then be able to focus on the details.  Below photos of Tuesday and Wednesday.