I started the painting with a toned canvas.
I sketched the basic composition in with transparant red oxide. Iwanted to make sure that I had rom for the tail feathers.
I painted the sky with a mixture of phthalo blue and white.
I developed the background.
I develop the comb and throat feathers.
I add the forground color and the shadow of the rooster.
Using a large brush , I block in the darkest colors of the Rooster. I add the throat feathers. I use cad. orange and alizarin crimson.
I added some green to the tail feathers. I I add more details . I mix white and yellow ochre for the legs and feet.
I tweak a few of the small things
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