I'd never painted Kuniko before, and wow, what a great model! She stayed as still as a statue. I had about two and a half hours, and I spent the majority of the time using very large brushes. I deliberately tried to avoid blending, so you see swatches of paint, which is a style I've been experimenting in my recent portraits. The color scheme is a little quirky, but I think the picture is pretty lively. The likeness is quite good.
It's always a good sign when the model asks to take photos of your painting, as she did. I hope I can paint Kuniko again! (I also hope I'm spelling her name correctly!)