I’m getting started on the 5×7 layout for the Grand Central Station pic. Don’t have a title for it yet. I have a black and white pencil outline, and I’m contemplating the color scheme. Since sunlight is such a big player in this picture, I have to decide how best to express that.

Then there’s the young woman. I like the mystery of just showing her back, as I did in this oldie but goodie, Prewar.

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So, here’s my dilemma. For those of you who read “The Fountainhead” by Aynn Rand, you will remember the part when Howard Roark is commissioned to do a building celebrating the glory of humankind. Instead of a spacious, open cathedral like building that the buyers envisioned, he designed a building with very low ceilings to make a visitor feel large and important….so, here’s the dilemma. Do I make the young woman large and the most important thing in the drawing? Or do I make her dwarfed by the size of the train terminal. Stay tuned.

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