Right so after wasting time mindlessly following tutorials on deviantART, I finally started looking into more serious tutorials. After searching for some time on the internet, I came across the name "Glenn Vilppu". So I picked up his drawing manual and DVD of the same name.

I went ahead and watched the first lecture (twice), read the manual and this question came up to me: Should a beginner really be doing gestural drawings? I mean, they don't know anatomical structure, proportions and stuff. I started doing some gesture and they came out bad. Torso too big, legs too short, etc. I am a total beginner.

Here's the only satisfactory gesture that I managed to do...