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Study for the Flora Tapestry, 1885/Figure drawing by Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones and background added by William Morris Pen and black and colored inks, tempera Gift of John M. Crawford, Jr.

Study for the Flora Tapestry, drawing by Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones and background added by William Morris Pen and black and colored inks, tempera Gift of John M.

Learn to draw people from more shapes.  This is a good lesson for beginners learning how to draw.

Learn to draw people from more shapes. This is a good lesson for beginners learning how to draw.

Free download - Keith Haring Figure Drawing sheet

RESOURCE: Keith Haring - Figure Drawing sheet to compliment the drawing activity posted prior.

Everything I've read by this author (Whitney@Parsons) on College Fashion has been interesting. Keeping a link to her stuff. An aside: I wonder how much more open the fashion industry would be to designing clothes for real sizes and plus sizes if their sketch started with a more commonly proportioned figure. Reportedly, the sketches are drawn to match the models, but seeing and drawing fuller figures from the start of the design process might make it easier in later steps.[Fashion Sketching…

Fashion Sketching 101: How to Draw Fashion Figures

great lesson for showing movement in art using a jointed paper figure- can link to Futurism movement

New use for old but great lesson for showing movement in art - using a jointed paper figure- can link to Futurism movement & human proportion

A Simple Form of Happy

A Simple Form of Happy: 10 Stick Figure Drawings That Will Make You Smile

A Simple Form of Happy: 10 Stick Figure Drawings That Will Make You Smile At least someone can draw decent stick figures.

Moving figures inspired by Futurism

Moving figures inspired by Futurism

Marcel Duchamp Moving figures inspired by Futurism. reproduce the movement of a figure using the method of overlapping sequences and force lines used by the Futurists in their works.

In the past I have used paper pieces to help children "build" their human figures. See here. This year I tried a similar process, except kids used pipe cleaners (which they bent to create elbows and knees) for arms and legs. I liked this a LOT better. In the past, some kids would neglect to use two paper pieces for arms/legs. Using the pipe cleaners took care of that problem (almost) totally

Fine Lines: Multi-Media Action People. Use Pipe cleaners, rectangle and triangle, and pencil to draw a figure.

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