I'm so pleased to be done with this piece. Now I can move on to something else! If you scroll down the blog, you will see the progression of this piece from sketch to where it is now. I'm glad I made the changes in the lighting and background. I think it adds more to the type of mood I am trying to portray. I don't know about the rest of you, but when I enter the late stages of a painting, I feel as though I am holding my breath hoping my hand doesn't slip or my color choices aren't wrong as I daub the last few details on!