Project 11: The line up, using the 8 Head proportions system of scale. Line only.
8 HEADS: Proportions are more important than anatomical details. Learn the proportions of the body, just like the head, memorize them. If you do,  learning anatomy will become much easier.

8 HEADS: Proportions are more important than anatomical details. Learn the proportions of the body, just like the head, memorize them. If you do, learning anatomy will become much easier.

The box of the body. Where is the halfway point in the figure. How to draw male bodies and female bodies. Simplify to basic shapes that you can remember.

Project: A simple police line up exercise. Using an eight head system of measure to practice how to draw a humanoid manikin in a frontal view, 3/4 view and a profile. Practice until it because a memory reflex.

The ability to draw the likeness of anything is to understand the proportions of an object

The ability to draw the likeness of anything is to understand the proportions of an object

Always compare how different artist approach the same challenge.

Always compare how different artist approach the same challenge.

Create your own stylised wire frame skeleton. The bones of the figure is a simple wire frame. Learn to draw a correctly proportioned, fast, wire frame figure.

Create your own stylised wire frame skeleton. The bones of the figure is a simple wire frame. Learn to draw a correctly proportioned, fast, wire frame figure.

Simplified anatomy. Make keep it simple stupid. Reduce to basic shapes and forms and work on memorizing.

Simplified anatomy. Make keep it simple stupid. Reduce to basic shapes and forms and work on memorizing.

Back by Normand Lemay and hips by Aranda

Back by Normand Lemay and hips by Aranda

The triangles of the foot.

Forms of the foot.

Forms of the foot.

Foot Structure

Foot Structure

Fundamentals of the hand. Square is the base shape. Two squares, attached create the proportion of the hand and the needed modifications to be able to draw a hand.

Structure of the Hands.

Structure of the Hands.

Learn to rotate the figure in different views.

Learn to rotate the figure in different views.

Practice  a lot.

Practice a lot.

Student Sample

Student Sample

Student Sample

Student Sample

Student Sample

Student Sample

For project 11, draw a rotating view of the male and female bodies. Front, profile, 3/4, back, profile and 3/4 opposite views. If you get the proportions right they will look like human figures. Make sure to include all the facial details.