|10/25/12 Nero pencil|
|10/25/12 Diamine Chocolate Brown ink|
Question: What’s the most important element of human figure drawing – the one thing that if you get it wrong, everything’s wrong?
D. All of the above.
No, it’s not something I learned in a figure drawing class, but it’s the answer I keep coming up with in Gage’s figure drawing open studio sessions as well as in coffee shop figure drawing open studio sessions.
After an hour-and-a-half of sketching a model in various poses and lengths of pose, I think I finally got the proportions mostly correct in this 10-minute pose (model on the right). But a few hours later at Starbucks, look what happened to my hapless “model” on the left when I tried to squeeze his legs onto the sketchbook page.