Thank you for the word of encouragement! Yeah definitely need to keep at the studies, there are gaping holes in my knowledge of how to go about lighting. And of course proportions need to be worked on.
The last one I dunno I tried an odd pose but it didnt come out right I think.
Mehul, your color work is really nice, I like your style. Your pencil strokes can look short or stunted in my opinion. I would suggest letting your strokes flow a little more, Ron Lemen has some figure drawing YouTube videos explaining what I'm talking about.