Painting Progression of Murfreesboro Contrast #1

 Initial idea and sketch on canvas

Initial idea and sketch on canvas

 Red/brown wash to establish lights, darks and focal point for design

Red/brown wash to establish lights, darks and focal point for design

 Addition of modeling paste to forground and dominant images.

Addition of modeling paste to forground and dominant images.

 Begin to add color and start background.

Begin to add color and start background.

 Starting to add preliminary foreground images.

Starting to add preliminary foreground images.

 Added background Stones River Battle, Detailing on bridge and dirt/mist from bulldozer.

Added background Stones River Battle, Detailing on bridge and dirt/mist from bulldozer.

 Added The Bridge Builder poem by Will Allen Dromgoole and civil war artifacts in rubble

Added The Bridge Builder poem by Will Allen Dromgoole and civil war artifacts in rubble