I couldn't just paint the eyes, I then had to paint the eyebrows and lashes. I am using different colors than I am used to for this painting. A fellow artist, Ron Morrison, recommended I read the book 'Transparent Watercolor Wheel' by Jim Kosvanec. Very en-lighting! So, I am painting this with transparent colors, raw sienna instead of yellow ocher etc.
It is starting to look like Nicole, finally! I had to turn the painting upside down to get the mouth right.
Tomorrow I am going with my neighbor and fellow artist Karen Martin Sampson to her life drawing group. I am very excited! Its been a long time since I have done such.