Verdaccio: An Italian term for black, white and yellow pigments when mixed give a grey to greenish tone depending on how it is mixed.
In this layer I will finalize the tonal values and have a complete monochromatic painting.
The drawing will be refined in this final layer before any color is applied.
I am leaving some of the bistre to show through in the shadows.
I used a ruler (48 inches!) that has both a vertical and horizontal levels. This made it much easier to correct the hutch drawing.
Completed the decorations on the top of the hutch.
The objects in the hutch still-life were refined.