The design of the arch framing this whimsical scene comes from an actual doorway that I sketched during a visit to the city of Jodhpur in Northern India.
More traveling, and more company this week, but work on the commissioned shell paintings continued nonetheless. The underpaintings for all three are now complete. After a few more days of drying, they should be ready for the final push next week. Please click below to see a video of the work in progress: