Deb, THANK YOU!
Yes the final is pretty much that dark a dark reddish brown body and lighter face, The final was taken outside in natural light, where the others were inside under the flourescent lighting and not right colors.
Ruth, Thank you very much!
Susan, Thanks, I tried to lighten it a bit but it blurred the photo more but it very close to original.
Sue, Thank you very much esp for all of your suggestions on her body.
Sonny. ahh thank you, your too kind, glad you like it too!
Chris, Thank you, I usualy do very thin layers I guess you can call it glazing, and the underpainting is always thin.
Nai, Thank you very much!!
All the comments are greatly appreciated.!!
Thanks my friends!!