Kept working on the mermaid piece and started to put colors in to check if the values work. Used the gradient map for it. Found out that the values doesn't work. So back to value studies.
95% from imagination (photoshop cs5)
After that I needed a little break from it, so I started to paint a face from my mind. Started directly in color and like it really much :3
face from imagination (photoshop cs5)
sketchbook page (graphite)