Just tidying up this last semester's work when I realised that there's a few bits I hadn't managed to upload to the blog:
Did another one of these (so theres five in the set)
Also, as some homework for the life painting sessions, we had to take a photo, and using a black and white version of it as tonal reference, do a high key and low key version of it.
The idea being that after that we could black and white photocopy the two paintings to see if we managed to get the tones right - I didn't get them exactly (especially the background area) but did better on the hands. This is what the two look like (left low key, right high key):