Getting down to the nitty gritty of things now . . . the final push, cleaning things up, tightening the details, making sure things move forward and back, intensifying shadows where shadows need intensifying, defining separations, and finally, putting in the background. This one could be finished up by this evening, if I get crackin' on it now! It's been fun playing with all these different textures; it's what gets my creative juices flowing.