12"x9" Pastel on Canson PaperThe original photo was taken by Hans Splinter, who has kindly allowed me to use it. This is a link to his Flickr photo account Flickr Hans S, and a link to the original photo Viking Woman Photo
This is an update to the first post cleaning up a few bits and pieces. Added highlights on her face, small change to the mouth and fiddling with her fingers.
Thanks for looking!