She is gorgeous! Looks like I am going to have to get a print of her if you get some made ;). I was watching you paint & I had a question for you. Do you do an initial drawing or is it all in your head ready to go on your canvas?
Usually I just start painting =) I usually sketch it first on the canvas in paint (a thinned mixture of liquid black acrylic and water) and then paint on top of it!
Sometimes I sketch it first with my digital graphics tablet - so I can flip things around in photoshop and stuff until the layout looks good, and then I print it out and look at it when I begin sketching in paint.