I started a preliminary sketch/study of my sister today. I'm pretty excited to have her in the studio again. Last time she modeled for me was about a year ago and we got into a fight (minor - sister thing) and I quit the painting and threw it in the trash. (Mature, huh?) It wasn't a very good painting, so no loss. Anyway she's been busy, she's a full time college student, studying to be a teacher and she works and baby sits our other sister's kid. Anyway, I finally have her back and am really excited to paint her. She's so intense. Her gaze is direct and fantastic. Here's a link to another portrait I painted of her.