This is always the hard part...

...and the best part.  The part where your original concept has taken a final form and it is ready to transfer and paint.  This is the point I look forward to from the moment I conceive of a piece and also the point I dread the most (truth be told I also dread finishing because I invest in and enjoy the journey of each piece) because I have to decide how to transform it from drawing to painting.  

Go Fish! (It's not nice to fool Mother Nature) - draft April 8, 2018

So many choices, where to start, what palette, what kind of paint, ink or no.  This is also the last point to make any changes or additions.  Here is also the point where I self talk to make sure I keep "mistakes" in discard the precious.