Hunter’s Cliff study, somewhat resolved

This study has been on and off the easel for months (with time out for winter). I’ve been contemplating bringing it up in scale on a large panel, 2 x 3 ft. The process of bringing it up in scale made me aware of some structural issues in the drawing that needed to be addressed before a big painting could proceed. Here then is the drawing in what I hope is its final state…

Hunter's Cliff, graphite and Conte on toned board, 18 x 12 inches

Hunter’s Cliff, graphite and Conte on toned board, 18 x 12 inches