Zhanglu Style Study

So I signed up a class on conceptart.org forum which was basically a 4 hour lecture on feminine beauty.  I thought it was a very helpful class which helped me focus on certain points to practice with.  So far, I've been working so much with hardline, a very graphic style that to make something look realistic, there's basically no line, it's all tones blendid together and not everything is in focus.  Anyways, I've been working on some studies, here's just two of them at the moment, one is a female bust and the other is a disease monster.  Basically I was creating a representation of what I think herpes would be as a monster and I created it as a mermaid complex with the monster being the scenario and a hidden demon?

Oh the girls bust has two version, one with some pastel colors and the other in sepia.