Using an 8B pure graphite stick, I rendered these using only tones, working from photos I took recently.
Choosing a starting point I working my way round the figure, accentuating shadow in one place, leaving bare paper in others. It's nice to work in a medium I'm familiar with, but in a new way; tonally rather than 'drawing lines'.
I drew on cheap watercolour paper as it has a good 'tooth' to pick up the graphite, and it allowed fair amount of re-working before the surface texture flattened.
Yes, I think I am happy with these and, as usual, I now want to work these figures on a larger scale.