Chinese artist Liu Xue creates sculptures of human figures that have been augmented with animal body parts. The eerily lifelike sculptures range from centaur-like human/pig hybrids to rather disquieting chicken-people. ~This one makes me deeply sad
Tutorial - Curves on Girls by *Ai-Bee on deviantART. Reaaaal good tut on different body types. In her deviant there is also a lot of links to others tutorials for men and women body types. If you draw characters, go see this.