This vexel was quite the challenge. It was my first time shading with gradients (face) which turned out to be much more fun and addicting than I had expected. I keep seeing things wrong with this each time I look. It's imperfect, but I like it that way.
Here's the reference-link
edit//~Wow, I can't believe I got a DD. Thank you everyone for your comments, suggestions, and favorites!!!
I would love to reply to every comment, but my procrastination is getting the best of me.