This is not so much an interlude as an epilogue to the first block of painting on Mista' J before moving on to the defining aspects of the figure. . .
The shirt. While a distant third on the list of canon colours, I chose to paint the shirt a "custom"/ proprietary purple-biased black for any number of artistically-driven reasons.
The "string tie". UC'd using Polly-S Jungle Green. . . And while I had the Jungle Green out--and in anticipation of the next step, I uc'd the hair.
“When the cost of a hobby exceeds the fun and doesn't attract new people, the game is over.” -
Oscar Koveleski, August 2003