She is totally off, but the main target were colors so it's ok for me^^ Also without underlying lineart to train my painting skills.
color study from photo reference (photoshop cs5; 45min)
In this second one I traced the outline and then tried to pick the right colors again. Also trying to not get into details, but simply put colors on with the standard round brush :)
color study from photo reference (photoshop cs5; 30min; traced outlines to concentrate on colors)