Watch Polly's unique multifaceted & openended design approach as she develops & completes a painting. She discusses her design considerations from the interaction with models, contour drawings, figure placement & the meaning to the viewer, developing a background, manipulating dark & light patterns to achieve a strong visual statement, lifting lights, adding texture, exaggeration, distortion, the importance & creation of a variety of transitions & stamping. Plus Polly shares insights on subjects integral to being an artist including how to most benefit from critique groups. Polly's approach to design is applicable to any subject. Artist Profile: Polly Hammett AWS, NWS holds a professional membership in the American Art Therapy Association. She is listed in Who's Who of American Art, and Who's Who of American Women.