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I suppose I've got enough drawings and sketches up here to start one of these. Anything is up for critiques, as it's been a while without any feedback, so there's probably quite a bit of fundamental work I'm ignoring (notably proportion). Paintings in the spoiler tags can't exactly be reworked as they're a few thousand miles away, but if you've got feedback for those, I would appreciate it nonetheless.
Starting with the rougher stuff:
I'm not sure I'm getting the forshadowing down on the pinky, though I've looked at my own hand long enough that even in the real thing it started looking like a weird-shaped stump, which freaked me out enough to figure it was time to take a break from it.
This was the only usable sketch of the elementary-school kids I'm working with here in Spain; I think it will probably end up helping me that the kids move around so much (getting gesture and such down a bit quicker), though I'm not fast enough yet. And I still haven't got the hang of kids' faces. If I get any examples, I'll post them.
After enough time drawing kids, I decided to move to something a bit more...stable. Well, it was more stable until the kids started wondering what I was doing (*Pick up keychain* "¿Este estás pintando?" *Hangs head in frustration* "Well, I was...") Managed to get it mostly done, though it doesn't really convey form at all, and in that respect, it's not a particularly useful sketch, for me or you.
Not a whole lot to say about the bottle; the proportions are off (I didn't properly sight it before starting with the shading), and the tones are neither interesting nor accurate. This was one of the first drawings I did in Spain, trying to get the hang of drawing again.
Something more developed:
The upper part of the nose to between the eyes is off, and the left eye (my left) is a bit off, though in general I did have that creepy intense look on my face (happens when I'm trying to get things right). I need to work more on ears, too.