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Figure Drawing & Geometric Volumes

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on 13 March 2014

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Transcript of Figure Drawing & Geometric Volumes

Figure
Drawing &
Geometric
Volumes

Geometric volumes are used as one approach to accurate figure drawing.
So if you can draw boxes in 1 and 2-point perspective...
... you can draw a human form inside those boxes.
Students start by breaking down the figure into common geometric shapes (boxes, cylinders, spheres, cones, etc)...
It can help to practice drawing all those basic perspective shapes from a variety of angles.
Don't be afraid to draw a few pages of cubes, and work your way through various angles of tilt. It helps if you have a single light source for this exercise.
http://sonjebasa.blogspot.com/2008/03/hot-to-draw-turn-around.html
Remember that your eye-level is always the same as the horizon line, and that vanishing points are always on the horizon line (in 1 and 2-point perspective).
You can start with standard fast gesture drawings…
http://www.freeartclass.com/freeartclass04.php
… Draw your boxes on top of the gestures…
... then begin rounding the boxes into more cylindrical and conical type shapes.
As you refine your drawing, the geometric shapes become less and less geometrical.
http://invent-a-natomy.blogspot.com/2010_08_01_archive.html
The idea is: if you know how to draw these basic forms in perspective, you will be able to more accurately draw the figure.
If the body changes position, all we have to do is adjust the point of view of the rectangles, cubes, or cylinders.
CREDITS:
http://figure-drawings.blogspot.com/2010/12/how-to-draw-volume-study-of-human.html
http://www.slideshare.net/honoria/form-and-geometry-in-figure-drawing
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