I didn't know where to post this.
I found a awesome stick figure layout site. stick figure is not the only way to draw you can use shapes or geometric forms or whatever.
I think its fun trying out all sorts of diff techniques/methods. There is so much freakin methods of drawing :o, but its fun and intresting.
Warning nudity( shows a man and his pee pee )
has some good pointers on starting an observation drawing, measuring and all that jazz
Has alot of pointers on everything, but most of the topics are brief and unorganized.