Well I finally remembered the name of this Friday's most recent model.
I'm seeing some things I like in this one. It was mostly in shadow so it was very important to use temperature to get the forms to turn because pretty much all the values were very similar. Also, played some with the palette knife in the background for some textural interest and variety,
July 16, 2015
Yes the blogpost title is lame, but once again I failed to get the models name. Another 2-1/2 hour study with a smidge of follow up at home.
Oil on canvas board - 11 x 14
One thing that doesn't show up in the photo are some blue accents in the hair, but generally the values and hues are pretty close.