Thomas is taking a break now, but here is the most recent status of the grisaille under-paintng.
Beginning of grisaille (gray-scale) underpainting for panel of Thomas in egg-tempera.
The Thomas panel with light shading. Soon the underpainting will begin.
Here is the Thomas panel in it’s present state, and a detail of three new characters to the left of Jesus and Thomas.
From left, bearded disciple (not sure who), John, and Mary Magdalene.
Below are three details from the Panel of Thomas touching Jesus’ wounds, with the disciples gathered. The panel is 54″ x 32″.
A large group of figures making up the right half of the composition.
Thomas and Jesus.
The working drawing.