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Big Guide to Drawing the Body by Majnouna Big Guide to Drawing the Body by Majnouna
This is the revised and final version of this tutorial, though some details are not included I'm including them exclusively in the book :)

Hands have their own tutorial here:
And feet here:
All my tutorials are listed here: [link]

Get all of my human anatomy tutorials in one convenient book or e-book!

Some advice to use this tutorial:

Use the above guide as a supplement to gesture drawing. Reading and memorizing all this won't help you as much as sketching from life; this guide simply provides the understanding that will make your sketching a learning experience rather than a random process. So, carry a sketchbook around and gesture-draw people around you, especially people in motion. This way you are forced to use fast gesture drawing and not go obsessive over the details, and that is how you can achieve a solid grounding in grasping form and movement before moving on to worrying about surface additions such as clothing and expression. Think of the human body as an assortment of volumes, not as lines put together. This will change your life, trust me.

See also this article: [link]

Now about the tutorial itself. It is large, so if you find it intimidating do start with my much smaller guide right here: [link]

Drawing the Head and Figure, Jack Hamm
Le dessin anatomique facile, Burne Hogarth
Experience and (believe it or not) martial arts
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z3r0Buster Jun 22, 2013  Student Artist
GwennieBlack May 3, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow; I'm amazed. THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR DOING THIS, I really have no words to describe my gratitude. This is exactly what I've been looking for all this time; references, standards, points to begin from. You made it so easy and still, incredibly effective. Especially with the muscles: I never thought how important they are. Simple, easy to understand, it's just the best tutorial about human body proportions I have seen so far. Really complete in every sense.
Again, thank you, you got me busy practising all day long, studying...I still suck xD but now I have a lot of new information I can now apply to my drawings to improve them.
A BIG THANKS♥ And of course, AMAZING JOB!!!!!
Azeltas Mar 22, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thanks a lot
Thank you so much this helped me so much
Xariamaru Jan 28, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
oh great info! thanks a lot, i always seem to have issue with the muscles at the arms!
olivethomas Jan 28, 2013  Professional General Artist
Oh my god, thanks! It really helped me :>.
TheAnonymousBlogger Jan 27, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Had run into some trouble with my human drawings - Now they look so much better :D
I'm gonna study this for some time, thanks for making it dude! You're awesome
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