Progress: “Spilled Pomegranates” (blocking in)

I blocked in the color after diner last night.  You can see above that I started with a thin layer of the basic color I will use for the cloth.
I blocked in the colour after dinner last night. You can see above that I started with a thin layer of the basic color I will use for the cloth.
The shadows are blocked in next.
The shadows are blocked in next.
I needed to vary my reds and keep the painting from getting boring.  This will become more obvious as I start to add thicker paint.
I needed to vary my reds and keep the painting from getting boring. This will become more obvious as I start to add thicker paint.
Lastly I added the fleshy part of the open pomegranates.  After I was done I began to wonder what I was thinking  challenging myself like this.  The work ahead of me is going to be tedious but I know the end result will be worth it.
Lastly I added the fleshy part of the open pomegranates. After I was done I began to wonder what I was thinking challenging myself like this. The work ahead of me is going to be tedious but I know the end result will be worth it.