figure stage 1:
Study muscle groups to get an idea of how the shoulders, arms
and legs are formed. Here's a little help for the chest. CLICK
The Male figure
carries itself different than the female. Emphasis is placed on
the shoulders rather than the hips.
Now's where you start tightening up your art. Grab a kneaded eraser
and start blotting away the fine sketchy lines and keep only the
lines you wish to use for your final piece. The cleaner you get
at the end of this stage makes the next stage that much easier.