Model for Tom

To begin the full-size, I start by finding a model of similar proportions and photograph them in the right clothes.  This gives me a good idea of how the fabric falls and forms the basis of the drapery design.

 Martin modelling for Big Tom.  By coincidence, Martin is, amongst other things, a saxophonist.

Martin modelling for Big Tom.  By coincidence, Martin is, amongst other things, a saxophonist.