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What is life drawing?

Life drawing, also known as figure drawing, is the act of drawing a living person. Normally this means drawing a nude model in real life – i.e. not from a photograph or from memory or imagination. You may wonder why the model is usually nude, and perhaps the easiest answer there is that clothes aren’t […]

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Proportions – introduction to measurement and alignment techniques

Edit: since writing this, we have made a clearer lesson on measurement and alignment techniques here: Measurements lesson. Although for us not the ultimate aim of life drawing, getting the proportions of a figure right can help you achieve a life-like and natural drawing and avoid the ‘mutant’ look (which pervaded most of my early […]

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