Figure Elements, Continued
The basic shape of the human head is a modified sphere, shaped very much
like an egg. A short, thick cylinder drawn as wide as the lower portion of
the head forms a neck to support the egg-shaped head. The head, the neck,
and the torso attach to a flexible column or spine allowing rotation and up-
Figure 3-45 shows how the egg-shaped
head appears on the cylindrical neck.
Figure 3-45.The eggshaped head and cylindrical neck from
the front (View A) and the profile view (View B).