Bought some pastel papers and a couple of new conte pencils. I realize now that I am out a few shades for skin tones and having the same problem with blonde hair.
Used a figure from a catalogue and decided to omit the dress. However I then decided I should put a skimpy nightgown on the poor thing. As well some of the proportions are out but for not drawing much in the last 20 years I don't think its too bad.