The first bail is nearly done, but I’ll wait til this new painting is further along before I post the first one again. On the first/prior bail painting, I’m having a painter’s gap over a portion of the mid-ground, and so far it is one forced looking attempt after another. I may have gotten it resolved today: mid way through this latest one I mixed what seemed a tone that called to the problem area and wandered over and diddled about. I’ll let is set for a bit and see. Meanwhile, this one has a fairly promising start- it is missing some of the essential volume and gesture as yet, but things are well enough mapped in to give an idea of where to go next.