Here's some work I did yesterday while winding down from Pegbar and blitzed in inspiration from The Book of Kells. I try do some figure studies as often as possible, but usually end up having my ambition being beaten up by a thing called life. But yesterday i got a chance and I took it. I really find that this kind of drawing exercise is really important and immediately you can find it helping you out in a number of ways. As David Colman says figure studies are as important to the artist as weightlifting is to the footballer. so here's some very rusty 'lifts'