For male characters, the important part is the upper body, so let's continue on to my favorite(?) section of this lect~ 1 - Well now that you have your head, draw the sloping-down shoulders. The red blocks/shapes here vaguely represent the muscle structur
Anatomy basic shapes - most people know of these simple drawing rules. But when you are having fun drawing you somehow ignore them, or maybe thats just me? Anyways, i beleive using them more consistently would improve my drawings a lot!