If you’d like to draw a female body but don’t know where to start, then follow this tutorial step by step.
Sketch the body shapes to give volume to the human figure. The same principle of foreshortening applies to the arm and leg since we use the cylinder to build the arms and legs.
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Make outlines single and darker. Try not to draw more lines than it needs to have.
It’s whatever is easier for you. Most people find it easy with guidelines (sketch lines), but it is completely up to you.
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Just draw a basic line for the outside shape of the body. Then you can draw circles on the joints (like the elbows and knees) before beginning to fill in the details.
This is just the body shape. To complete the drawing, there would be clothes, hair, a face, etc.
Sketch the wireframe of the human figure. Learning about human anatomy and proportion is highly recommended if you want to draw more realistically.
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For longer, straighter hair, I would sketch where you want the hair to go, and darken and detail it as you go. For frizzy, poofy, hair, just lightly do loop shapes or small scribbles continually. For wavy hair, use guidelines and do loops and erase as you go.
Or for looser types, sketch smooth up and down movements and repeat on other side, using the first line to make it even. Continue and detail the work.
Sketch the wireframe of the human figure. Note the left right arm and left upper leg appears shorter since it points towards the viewer.
Male eyes are often a little smaller and less open/round than female eyes – but it varies from person to person, and you can look at pictures of different men/women to get some ideas. In drawings, people will sometimes draw fewer/lighter/no eyelashes on men, since eyelashes are considered feminine, and women often wear mascara to make them stand out.
Men also tend to have thicker and less shapely eyebrows.
Here’s one method: Draw a circle, add two bended adjacent lines to show the depth, and then draw the jaw/
To draw a female body, start by sketching out a wire frame of the torso, arms, and legs to get a basic sense of the person’s proportions. Over that frame, sketch out the body shapes to give volume to the frame. Then, start adding in details, like the collarbone and facial features. Once you are happy with the shape, erase the wire frame sketching you started with and start shading in the figure. Start with a base shade and then layer in additional shades until you are happy with the results.
When drawing the female body remember that a woman has smaller shoulders than men. It is a common beginning mistake to draw a woman with larger and bulkier alongside with drawing them too small. Look at proportions as you draw to make sure you are keeping the anatomy proportioned.
Space things out beforehand and make sure all your proportions are correct before going in with details. You don’t want to end up putting a great amount of effort into dazzling eyes when you realize one’s higher than the other.
The more you practice the better you get at it! Look in the mirror at the pose you are drawing, always check for out of portion limbs alongside with body parts. To check for correct proportions look at the image upside down.
This is a great tip for those who are looking for accuracy. Compare pieces and parts of the body with other parts of the body. A finger or a pencil can help as a marker. Just look at the picture from a bit away with one eye squinted and see if it’s spaced out correctly.
Draw the sketch marks lightly so you can easily erase any mistakes.
Sketch the details of the human figure using the body shapes as a guide.
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Foreshortening is the appearance of a 3-dimensional object to look shorter than its actual length depending on the position of the viewer. (Ex. The image shown is how a cylinder looks like viewed on its side, and how it looks shorter when one end faces the viewer until we can only see the circular end as it point directly towards the viewer.
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It’s your choice. It depends on what you are trying to accomplish with your drawing.
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Look at lots of art and fashion magazines, paying close attention to the lines of the body. Enroll in a figure drawing class or check out a few books on figure drawing out the library and practice.
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