Well, since this painting changed on me as I was working on it, I just went with the flow. It is now called Marks and I like it so far.
The other one remained true to the original "idea" of a Downward Glance and I'm still slowly working in drybrush. It takes a while but for some reason I'm actually enjoying it and not rushing too much - although I think I'm getting too dark too fast so this may be a learning painting for drybrush. I'm unsure about colors to use to get the final fleshtones and shadows but I'll just use what I have and try to see those colors.
I probably should have gone to class Tuesday and let Sandy help me out but I really wanted to clean the house (that feeling happens so infrequently, I have to take advantage of it when it does!); then I got a migraine and then I just had to take it easy for a while - the migraine went away and I did get some cleaning done that was really needed.