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    Red face Skin Tone Study---Critique Please

    This is a painting I did recently to try to tackle skin tones, which I have yet to manage until this painting. But, I figure there is probably a lot of mistakes I'm missing so I'd like to hear your thoughts.

    Here's the reference, which I clearly was not strictly following:

    Skin Tone Study---Critique Please

    And my painting:

    Skin Tone Study---Critique Please

    Also I realize that her nostril being pushed up without the presence of the hand makes no sense, but I kept it because it was crazy and funny looking.

    Other critiques unrelated to the skin tone specifically are also welcome.

    Lastly I was trying to get a likeness so if you have any thoughts on how I could have made it look more like the original photo's face I would appreciate that as well.
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    All the color is washed out and the forms of the face are not well described. There are more subtle hue chroma and value shifts then you are seeing.
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