step 1 – figure out what character and motion you want
Sometimes the pose picks the character. Sometimes it’s the other way around. Forcing a character to do something outside it’s nature will make the piece seem wrong at times.
Step 2 – draw the bones.
No I don’t mean actually draw the bones. I mean put a few circles on the page. Get a feel for if.
Start adding in details. Physical features are important as the clothing.
Add in the details. Make it pretty and don’t forget the small stuff. A tiny nose stud takes church girl to young rebel.