Stage 2 :: looking for shapes and drawing I

 Leaves, 1925, André Durenceau

Detail from Leaves, 1925, André Durenceau 

Exercise 1 :: first drawing :: texture
I used pastels because I find them very smooth and soft but on paper they do not represent the original texture at all

Exercise 1 :: second drawing :: colours
Exercise 1 :: third drawing :: shapes
This was supposed to be the third drawing - shapes - but I used also for colours.

Exercise 1 :: third drawing :: shapes

This Stage 2 has been a total disaster from the beginning, I am not happy with it, nothing worked.