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Draw With Jazza - Creating Characters by Josiah Brooks

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DRAWING THE STEREOTYPICAL MALE BODY

The average masculine adult male is tall with broad shoulders and thick limbs and torso. As with the face, solid, blocky lines and shapes create a strong visual aesthetic. There are, of course, all shapes, sizes and body types, but this will be our foundation example. We’ll get to play with some fun variations later in this chapter!

1 CREATE THE SKELETON

The primary purpose of starting your drawing with a construction skeleton is to test the posture and pose of your character (this is also referred to as gesture ...

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