On the making of the "Female Figure" series, one thing that helped me develop this motive was studies and sketches from live models, through which I have learned a lot about the characteristics of the female body. Drawing on paper has always played a big role in my painting as they often give me suggestions on how to execute a certain composition and theme for a picture. They are the backbone of most of my works.
So here is a compilation of my studies for the "Female Figure" series:
So in conclusion, drawing is always fun and essential ;)