Drawing in oil again, but with a different video series and a slight change in my paints.
Influenced by a Steve Carpenter video on youtube I changed my paint consistency so it was very dry. Basically I just used the paint right out of the tube, with no medium, and a very old brush that was stiff.
Turned out it was much like drawing with a very long charcoal stick. In some ways I found it a bit easier to control and I could scrub the canvas for those very subtle tones in the image from another youtube video series, the Croquis Cafe.
Youtube has always been a constant source of inspiration and reference for me.