The Figure in Action - Anatomy for the Artist by Louise Gordon

By Louise Gordon

A consultant to drawing human figures - female and male - in lively events starting from moderate circulation to strenuous motion, for instance recreation and ballet. Skeletal constructions and muscle types are proven along the finished floor kinds, allowing the artist to appreciate and have fun with the underlying constitution.

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E. a birdcage, a jellyfish, or chandelier) the dangles can be used to create the object itself. If the object is not composed of vertical lines (and few objects are), then dangles can be added as a decorative flourish. The next few pages show examples of ways that dangles can be creatively incorporated into simple shapes. Helpful Hints DRAWING WITH DANGLES Start by drawing the strings. Don’t be afraid to put them very close to each other. Next add simple small embellishments and dangles. When the illustration IS the dangle, the dangles themselves are featured.

With a pencil, divide the quarters in half, so you will have eight ‘spokes’. On each ‘spoke’ of the sectioned circle, draw strings. Add your favorite dangle. Next, mark the center points between the eight ‘spokes’ and draw eight more strings. Add your favorite dangles. Next, working around the circle, add additional strings and dangles until you have the desired level of complexity. ) Add numbers to complete the design. PART 2 WOODEN PLAQUE First sand the base; now you are ready to begin painting.

STEP 3 Fill the bands with patterns. STEP 4 Continue adding patterns and dangles to enhance the design. STEP 5 Add color to complete the design. If desired add text or a photo in the center. Dressed to Impress Incorporating Dangles into Your Drawings Dangles will dress up any drawing. e. a birdcage, a jellyfish, or chandelier) the dangles can be used to create the object itself. If the object is not composed of vertical lines (and few objects are), then dangles can be added as a decorative flourish.

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