I forgot what a treat it was to stroke Rosie's fine hair. Hope I can do it justice in this drawing. I've pretty well got the shapes, and most of the direction of hair. Now to begin working with blending eraser and layering the graphite to refine values.
Over the weekend, I accomplished more work on this sketch over than I expected. Despite football games and preparation for Winter weather outside, here's the latest progress report. Rain, then cold arrives soon so I'll probably move forward with this while confined inside, and another drawing in the wings.
This reference photo was taken sitting on a wooden porch. I originally thought I'd add porch rails and rocking chair, but Sara says it will distract. 'Afraid I agree. Hopefully I can erase my reference lines without marring a white background.