Dynamic Posing

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    I have extreme trouble getting dynamic poses for characters like wolverine and spider man for example and I sometimes spend one day thinking of a pose and still get nothing. Im too stubborn to give up on drawing that character and know it will not fix my posing problem if I give up. I have been gesture drawing and figure drawing for about a year now I understand the anatomy and basic shapes and I can never find the right reference. What are some ways you guys draw poses and make your characters leap out of the page? Thanks for the help!

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    #2476

    Hmm I don't really draw comic characters, but you should try exagerating the curve, the motion. Our eyes always tend to rearange things in the most symetric, smooth way possible.

    #2478

    Thank you so much for the tip ill make sure to exaggerate curves from now on!

    #2482

    Be sure to use a lot of foreshortening, and I mean A LOT.
    An unnatural amount even, foreshorten a bit more than a realistic perspective.

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