The next step was to see the figures more clearly as they relate to one another, so I set the layers to
I am happy with the pose now, so I go ahead and refine the sketch of the child.
This makes me happy and I want to keep the sketch, but of course, it is too small for the large painting I am working on , so I measure the area on the painting and find out that the child needs to cover 8 inches across the back of the dragon. I take only the finished sketch of the little boy and transfer it to a clean canvas and enlarge as needed,
The final image is now 8 inches across and so I print this one and prepare to transfer the sketch to the canvas where the dragon is waiting.
I have a couple of choices. I can sketch this in freehand or I can use tracing paper and graphite and transfer that way.