neat stuff so far. im liking the style of the second one
why dont you try some full figure painting?
looking forward to seeing more of your work!
Charlie R. Faerber
For being new to painting those figures are off the dang chain yo.
wow . really nice for the beginning! you've got something very big coming there (: the concept for the african princess loooks nice. maybe you could get her some necklaces or rings? what african gals have, you know. big (wooden or so) pearls. i dunno try it!
how long did those photo/value/skin studies took you? they look neat!