I think she looks fine! You've certainly captured the movement and her momentum toward the finish line! Good contrast, too, with nice strong darks -- but, of course, that is your strong suit.
I like how she is close to the edge... running right on past us! BRAVO! Great motion and energy. :)
I can see in your drawing you are really trying to put it together. But I can also see that you're the kind of artist who can get lost in a particular detail of the piece you are working on. In other words, you start drawing the hand and that's all you look at while you're doing it. You stop looking at how the hand compares to it's relationship with the face.What you need to do more of is comparison. Constantly compare what you are drawing to your reference. And constantly compared the relationships of shapes to each other as you draw. Use your pencil as a visual ruler. For example, if you are measuring the width of the subject's eye, hold the pencil at arms length, close one eye, and mark the width with your thumb against the pencil. Now compare that to your drawing. It may scale a bit but that's OK. Then draw the next shape and compare it to what you just drea, and so on....This takes a lot of concentration and can really tire you out until it becomes second nature for you. (I'm still working on that part)This is hard to explain in writing. Perhaps I have the subject for a new blog entry?
Lovely texture from the pencil, Jim. Sensitively drawn.
ya i agree with chuck rose. dont dwell on any particular place cos then you'll miss out on the overall nuances and harmony of the entire drawing. but anyway it was a good job! keep trying and anyone can be good!
Great work on the face and shading and she has such character. And I like how you placed her on the paper. I can feel her breeze right past me.
I think you captured her intensity--and with 2 high school tracksters, I see alot of track meets! Great job!