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Model Drawing: Fashion, Proportion & Movement

Model Drawing: Fashion, Proportion & Movement

In this lesson, you will be introduced to drawing from a live model. Watch, as fashion illustrator, Richard Rosenfeld, teaches you proportion, using a 9 ½-head figure. You will learn how to find the action line, the balance line, the center front of the live model and then how to execute a gesture drawing.

Module Description Step
1 Mapping the Pose 1-17
2 Gesture Drawing 1-26
3 Cylindrical Perspective 1-14
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MODULE 1 • Mapping the Pose

Step Description
1 OK, I am working on gesture and proportion from the model on 14” (35.6cm) x 17” (43.2cm) ledger bond paper with a Chartpak flesh-colored marker.
2 I am folding the page in half. The hip is above the folded paper.
3 The figure is 9 ½ heads so we have one head for the head, 1, 2, 3, 4.


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