16 in. x 20 in. Oil on Canvas. Zeroing in how to recreate black suede Jimmy Choo’s using Ultramarine Blue, Madder Red, and black combined in variations. Mixed blacks (blue, red, and green) are always more vibrant than black from the tube. Maintaining fresh quality, looseness of strokes is foremost in mind and working in a short time frame of 45 min to 1 hr helps keep me from overworking the surface. Next stage is working the surrounding space in swirls of words. See tomorrow.