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Karen Chapman

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Need Gesture Drawing Help??
« on: June 10, 2013, 06:51:53 am »
Here are a few great video resources on creating gesture drawings!

The first is drawing from 'real life' and shows how to break down the form and really note the specifics of the pose and proportion. It's a longer video due to the detail in the explanation, but as you understand what to look for, you'll work more quickly:

The second is working from imagery, and shows in 'fast mode' a series of quick gestures. She's taking 3-4 minutes per pose. Working slowly in the beginning is fine, as long as you're noting the proportions and specifics of the pose. Through practice you'll be able to work more quickly: