Thanks for the encouraging responses! It's always the case that photos are taken last thing at night, and hence are all grainy - but today was great, I made (for me) a fair bit of progress, and i'm fairly happy with the direction it's going in, so to heck with it, i'm uploading my terrible last minute pics before I go to bed.
Briefly unsure about removing those front doors. Tried it out with the doors, and I liked something about it...mmmm,
She's not really waving, she's meant to be holding something - which will hopefully be made tomorrow.
Blindfolded - yes this is the thing you see, she's meant to be asleep, dreaming :)