@jenniferbrincho: I know it's been a while, but I still want to thanks you for the support!
Anyway I was out of computer for about two weeks, so I took that time to just recharge myself a little. And here's the two things I'm working on right now.
This is a sketch for a future painting. I'm still trying to force myself to do some relatively clean sketches in order to improve my general drawing abilities:
And here's a closeup of a painting I'm working on. I'm trying something a bit different with this one by combining flat colors with more rendered sections: