You know you have a good model when they can hold a pose for hours.
He never moved... even though I was stepping all over arranging and rearranging the toys and books.
I even changed the blanket several times. This only made him move his hand... which actually was an improvement for the composition.
It is nice to have a model that changes shape every few weeks. I can't wait to see what the next stage brings. This is a study for a larger painting so I don't feel bad about selling it. Of course if it sells, I may have a start to his college fund. He may ask for payment when he is older.