Reminds me of Degas but kind of flipped. His work was more about the vivid colors and movement. Your sketch depicts more of the deep-breath moment before the movement... which is impacted further by the subtle use of colors. It's absolutely lovely. Love it.
i absolutly LOVE this one, shes so perfectly beautiful and just looking at it makes me think of something in my childhood. i dont really understand what it brings up for me but i do know that i adore it and i pray you do many more like her or of her )))) xoxoxox