As you can see from the photos Lucus really has practiced his swing and follow through. It looks like he has great ability to hit the ball. I can just imagine him copying the way his favorite baseball player may approach the plate. He adjusts his helmet. Maybe he kicks the dirt out of his cleats and digs a little ditch for his rear foot to get some leverage. I'd say Lucus knows what he is doing.
What I have been doing is painting from photos of those who post images of their children, friends, and family on my Facebook page. It has been a challenge to paint the images because they are not always the clearest of shots. As I always say, "If I can't see it I can't paint it.