Thracians: are you fond of weaving?

One of the things I would like to be a bit braver about when blogging is actually showing more of how the sausage is made and exposing more of the ‘ugly’ stages of my works in progress. In that spirit, here’s a very quick look at what one of my Thracian cloaks (called zeira) looks like before any of the pretty patterns. These things were supposedly pretty hefty garments made of thick wool (it gets cold in them there hills!), so they lend themselves to some extremely conspicuous brush strokes in order to suggest some texture. Lots of fun to paint!

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