A group of my chums have committed to making 40 drawings before 24th February. I made one today. One stitched drawing inspired by Lucian Freud. His portrait of his mother. By inspired, I guess I mean copied. Not traced though. Just machined free hand with the book at my side. A very good exercise in observation. Every time you think you're finished and you compare the two you find something else you've failed to see. I'm sure you if you practiced this a lot it would definitely help your observation skills.