“Well done,” a fellow student said after class. “That took a while but it looks so good.”
“Uhm. Thanks?” I said. “The thing is just that this was only layer three. There are many more still to come. Not close to done yet!”
I also re-did the fold at the very bottom of the painting. It was really bothering me. I’m not sure it’s better, but at least it looks less indeterminate.