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Guide to Human Types part 2 by Majnouna Guide to Human Types part 2 by Majnouna
Get all of my human anatomy tutorials in one convenient book or e-book!
Part 1: [link]
Part 3: [link]
Catalogue of human features: [link]
Full tutorial list: [link]

Please read the chart's introduction carefully before asking any questions. IMPORTANT: Mixed types (such as Latinos) are not covered in these guides, SO DON'T ASK. The book version DOES include a discussion of the major mixed types, just to help you get on the right track. The book also has North Chinese as an extra type, and quite a few correction and extra details.

Sorry but I no longer take corrections on these tutorials so please don't bother. I can't accept any correction without cross-checking it with reliable sources, and as this was made in 2006, I no longer have the time or incentive to do that.

I get frequently asked for the sources I used to gather this research. The nature of the internet is such that every time I have looked up my sources list since I made this guide, 7+ years ago, some of them have disappeared from the 'net, until the list was reduced to a single still functioning link. So I had better explain how it came together. Obviously, there is no one book presenting all this info, or I wouldn't have had to make the guide in the first place. The research was based on hundreds of small sources both off and online (in some cases from direct observation and asking tribespeople how they could tell other tribes apart), most focusing on just one type, or the difference between two types, or even just the beauty standards in one culture or the average height of the inhabitants of a country in the past decade, making it quite useless to list them. Some books I found online, such as The Racial Elements of European History (Hans F. K. Gūnther) and The Races of Europe (Carleton Stevens Coon) provided a framework for more in-depth research and cross-checking, and there was a specialized anthropological forum, DODONA: Human Biodiversity Discussion Forum, now defunct, that contained treasures of articles and photos, as well as frightfully knowledgeable people to whom I could ask direct questions. Sorry therefore that I can't provide a bibliography; the last remaining link of my list that is still active is this one: [link] .
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Guide to Human Types part 2 by `Cedarseed is a fantastic reference guide for any serious artist who wishes to refine their craft! Print this one off and hang it by your drawing table! ( Featured by lolly )
Youkubou Mar 5, 2014  Student Digital Artist
I'm guessing this is very general, isn't it? Maybe it's the same with everyone, but in the euro mediterranean references spanish people are referred as "brown skinned, dark eyed and haired people" when that isn't that true. I live in the south (Gibraltar) and people are fair skinned (really, except for gypsys, that are common in Spain, people don't tend to have dark skin) and have light brown, dark brown and blonde hair and green, light brown or honey eyes. You rarely see someone with dark brown eyes or black hair. It is less rare to see someone blonde with blue eyes.

But i'm guessing it's very general and in that case the reference sheet would be extremely long.
TenPastMidnight Feb 15, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Brilliant tutorial! It helped me so much! :happybounce: 
Majnouna Feb 18, 2014  Professional General Artist
Great :)
These are insanely interesting and really helpful, thank you so much for making these :clap:
Majnouna Jan 2, 2014  Professional General Artist
You're welcome!
j3llyb3llyh1ve Dec 30, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Hey can you do one for Hispanic/Latino/South American?
Majnouna Dec 31, 2013  Professional General Artist
"Please read the chart's introduction carefully before asking any questions. IMPORTANT: Mixed types (such as Latinos) are not covered in these guides, SO DON'T ASK."
j3llyb3llyh1ve Dec 31, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Okay sorry.
Draco-Digi Dec 29, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I love these. I just came to find them after having not seen them since a few years ago haha I don't know why people get so butthurt though about general traits? It's as if they think everyone in the world evolved exactly the same or something. I'm not hugely knowledgeable about genetics (though it was my favourite part of biology) but it's not hard to guess that different traits developed in some part to suit the way and how people lived...right? Haha I don't know, but I think these are extremely useful. I'll probably buy the book if it's still around as a general reference.

In my case, I can definitely see myself in here. I'm mostly English with a teensy bit of German and I can definitely say that the high cheekbones are the most prominent part of my dad's side of the family right up to his fully German grandmother :)
anacecilia22 Dec 28, 2013  Student Writer
which ones are the jewish people?
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