portrait of my sister, 14 x 14 inches on canvas. this portrait was completed in nov 2016 & took 2 months to complete from start to finish . i used prussian blue,burnt umber & white for the background. the skin tone was built up in layers mainly using flesh tone colour , naples yellow,burnt sienna,vandyke brown & permanent mauve plus a bit of white. I achieve the highlight tones mainly using naples yellow. For the hair colour , vandyke brown , venetian red , raw sienna & some naples yellow is used using a rigger brush .