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The Big Book of Realistic Drawing Secrets by Carrie Stuart Park

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Enlarge Your Drawing the Easy Way

STEP-BY-STEP DEMONSTRATION

This site-measuring technique is very useful. Not only can you measure something in front of you and draw it the same size, you also can use the same tool to enlarge or reduce a picture. To draw something the same size, mark the established baseline and one other measurement on your paper.

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1. Scrappy Solution

To enlarge a drawing, take a scrap of paper and mark the original measurement on one side and the enlarged measurement on the other. In other words, make the baseline larger.

2. Eyeball It

By establishing the eye as the original baseline, you can now compare that measurement ...

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