there he is

by Jaybobdoodles, February 7th 2023 © 2023 Jaybobdoodles

Done as part of a 30 minute class.

My current goal is: Improve at correctly capturing the overall proportions of the human form

Myfo (unregistered visitor)

Jaybobdoodles, you are on the right track with your drawings !
I noticed that your poses are a bit rigid and static. To improve them, I recommend exaggerating the curves and not hesitating to extend your lines. Additionally, by adding construction lines to your drawings, you'll have a solid foundation for your compositions.

A trick for working on proportions is to divide the vertical line representing the overall height into several parts, using the rule of "one body = 8 heads". By practicing this method, you'll be able to find your own landmarks and deconstruct images to represent them in simple, measurable shapes.

-Draw a vertical line that represents the overall height of your character.
-Divide this line in half, with the upper part representing the torso and the lower part representing the legs.
-Divide the torso once again, the upper half representing the chest or the bottom of the breasts.
-Finally, divide the upper segment once more, and you'll get the height of your head.

In conclusion, I'm sure that if you continue to persevere and use these tips, you'll see a significant improvement in your drawings. Good luck !

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Polyvios Animations

Good afternoon, Jay, and greatest job on your relationships of your poses, but they all don't seem flowing and fluidy enough to me yet. How would you care to loosen yourself up your dominant hand the most with 4 hours of 20 second quick figure sketches? (14,400/20=720 quickest poses) The arguement behind this logic is because to make your proportions and angles the least rigidest and the most loosest and funniest and funkiest in your flow in the attitudes. Not to mention to help you polish up and raw up your boldest and rawest storytelling sketches.

Good luck to you and your progress and process.

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