This was a 3-step sketch: pencil drawing on site, until the lunch crowd arrived and I had no view of the cookie jars; first layers of paint upon a return to the Quirky 2 days later, but only 25 minutes before closing time; final paint and details back at home, at my leisure.
(The Quirky Carrot has terrific food, atmosphere and people. Located on Main Street, Alexandria.)
Only one spread left in this sketchbook. Whew! I’ve found this smooth (hot press) paper hard to work with (Stillman & Birn Zeta).