Here's a series of photos I took of the progression of a piece I worked on today. It's done in oil pastels and the subject is a park in Buffalo alongside an abandoned rail road, where I regularly walk my parents' dog, when I visit.
I got started on a sketch in pencil and before long, the cat with perfect cat timing, jumped on my lap for a scratch. And here was my reaction:
After negotiating a peace treaty, I was on my way.
And there's the final product in all it's pastely glory.