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Express guide: Figure drawing by Majnouna Express guide: Figure drawing by Majnouna
NOTE! After the success of this little tutorial, I have created a much bigger one based on it. Please proceed to it here: [link]

A reference for proportions and the most outstanding details you should know about when drawing the human figure. These are things to keep in mind that should help you learn to see; my recommendation is that you use it as a supplement to regular and perseverant sketching exercises. 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.


For my tutorials in book format, visit [link]
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I'm no drawing expert (I can't even draw an apple), so I believe I know what I'm talking about when I say this tutorial is extremely helpful. Express guide: Figure drawing by *Cedarseed helped me draw a near-flawless human figure for the first time in my life. So, if you have trouble with the human figure, give this a look. ( Suggested by Rachabelle and Featured by dakth )
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hanakimchi Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2014  New member
thanks for these... .:D i ll be able to figure out what are their differences :)
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vanillaorangelatte Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks a lot)

When drawing things we observed we understand many tips by instinct, but getting them sorted out is very helpful.
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Majnouna Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2013  Professional General Artist
True!
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forest-of-fire Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
thanks for this tutorial! Maybe I'll be finally able to draw human figures without getting mad...
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Majnouna Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2013  Professional General Artist
Cool :)
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Aelbrindal Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2013
Great tutorial thanks!!
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Majnouna Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2013  Professional General Artist
No worries :)
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GiaFontana Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks this helped A LOT!!
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Majnouna Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2013  Professional General Artist
No prob!
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TanithLipsky Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2013
cool
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