Time to switch gears, subject-wise...for a moment, as I've been wanting to paint another granddaughter as a gift to my wife for her wall. This is Ava Dawn...loves dance...and no fear of crowds!
I began with a brownish tone, used a rag to wipe out basics of face...then mixed up a midvalue flesh color/tone. I cover the whole of the face area with this midvalue color/tone, then paint lights and darks into it...
I painted that over the wiped out area..the wet into wet painted darks and lighter values directly.
Wish I would have had time tonight...but, this does go rather quickly.