I thought I might have a go at this assignment, and focus on the face of my character (well, and a litte bit more), who is a female aviator. I meant for her to look adventurous and young, and for her to be outdoors ( I figured an imprecise but suggestive background would set the mood, but the focus would still remain on the character). I struggled with painting metal (shine, in general) and fabric, but I tried my best here.
This was my process:
Final version, with corrections:
That's it :)
Let me know what you guys think!