One of my resolutions this year is to do more life drawing! The model, Mel, was a really cool Mauritian girl though I never captured her the way I wanted to! I was disappointed with the painting; started off good and then got horribly overworked.
Gotta keep practicing - hoping I can make this a weekly thing. Here are the paintings and drawings I made from a continuous 3 hour pose (we had breaks every 20 min):