Finally I was able to hitch onto a life drawing class locally, it's been quite awhile but it was as enjoyable as ever. Nothing helps you loosen up like a bunch of 1 minute poses!
I keep meaning to do gesture drawing of my cats... it occurred to me today that they'd probably be happy to give me a dozen 30 second poses followed by one three hour pose. Lather, rinse, repeat.
Here are some of the final sketches from today's session (I won't horrify you with the gesture drawings! (The paper size is 18 x 24" for reference).