Well-drawn clothing makes a figure more attractive and more believable, and it accentuates the pose and the action. To draw the folds on a clothed figure requires insight into how folds work, some knowledge of human anatomy and a basic understanding of clothing design and construction.

In earlier chapters we have examined the various kinds of folds and the mechanisms of the human body. In this chapter we use this knowledge to clothe the figure. The basic geometry of the folds of various garments on the figure is standard because people share a common design, and clothing has to fit the human form. The details of the folds in clothing will vary with the type of garment, the style and the fabric, but in ...

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