Etudes. 2019

1) "exercise" designed to develop the abilities of beginners and to exercise them;
2) a sketch, an incompletely finished piece of art.

Etude (fr. Étude - "study") is a work in the visual arts, usually made from nature for the purpose of studying it. Sketches, both in painting and sculpture, are often used as preparatory steps for analyzing and identifying problems in the main work.