Working on the cantina shooting between Arizona Ranger Jeff Kidder and two Naco, Mexico policemen, Tomas Amador and Dolores Quias. As mentioned, I believe I have a good idea what this bordertown cantina must have looked like even though my exposure to them was some sixty years later:
This is a patina painting of a small room filled with blackpowder gunsmoke. Also, whipped out another gaggle of patina studies, like this:
A canyon nocturne in the Chiricuahuas. Meanwhile, here's another take on the choking smoke of a cantina patina:
Has potential, but then so does this one:
And this one:
Need to combine the patina background with the action of the actual fight. Here are the sketches of that:
"The secret of success is constancy to purpose."