The boy looks around, as if surveying the scene, occasionally takes a bite of his sandwich and chews it. The other hand moves up to scratch the boy's head occasionally. There is an impressive amount of subtle motion and some well-timed actions in this piece.
A video clip is can be viewed here.
I cannot wait to see the finished piece. It looks like it will be charming.
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