Last night, close to the end of class, Mark came by and showed me what he wants me to concentrate on. I think one of the reasons I am so ready to not go to paint the model since my return from painting in Fredericksburg is I feel like I am rudderless. Floundering. I don't know where I am going or if I want to go there and so I end up frustrated. Last night, I got direction. He painted over what I had started on her face to illustrate the concept he wants me to pursue. and that is to keep the shapes simple using only 3 values plus the highlight. I am not to worry about getting the color right. So, I will see if I can do this. At least it is something to aim for. He commented that I should have learned something about value doing the color charts, so to show him. I showed great restraint in not painting his nose with whatever color I had on my brush only because he was facing the easel and I was behind him! only kidding.