Figure Drawing, Continued
A combination of gesture drawing and basic forms works well to help you
understand figure dynamics. Try combining gesture drawing and basic forms
construction. Draw a figure in gesture. Do not attempt any detail and strive
only for the weight and body dynamics. After the gesture drawing, draw
basic forms lightly over the masses. Modify and refine the basic forms to
more closely resemble human features.
Figure 3-30 illustrates the technique for combining gesture drawing with
basic forms to create a human figure.
Figure 3-30.Combining gesture drawing with basic forms to create human
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