I still have to engage my right brain (creative side) more and let my left brain hang out while I'm drawing. I still have a tendency to outline things that shouldn't be and struggle with light and dark values in my drawing. I still have more work to do - I think I made myself too pretty. I also don't like the shadowing under my face - I have a lot of trouble with that. My eyes might still be a little too big. All in all though - a much less childish self portrait. And yes it does look like me - Pam Hagan the teacher of the drawing class started me on my "improvements". I worked on it this morning and am much happier - I'll post updates as I continue to work. A little too starey eyed - but I was looking into a mirror as I drew! Also - just found out that one of the ladies from the class lives literally around the corner from me. Can't wait to get together. Anyway - let me know what you think about the changes - I welcome comments and constructive criticism. I still don't want to be a portrait artist - but I am astonished at the change from my first (not even posted scary) self-portrait to now. Thanks for stopping by.