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,van dyke brown & permanent mauve plus a bit of white. I achieve the highlight tones mainly using Naples yellow. For the hair colour , van dyke brown , venetian red , raw sienna  & some Naples yellow is used using a rigger brush .