This week’s collection of reference guides were mostly focused on providing artists with tips and techniques for adding a sense of proportion to their drawings. Here are the top three reference guides from last week:
This Week in Review: Anatomy Proportions, Facial structure reference guide, and female muscle definition
1) Proportions Guide
This comprehensive proportions guide contains useful tips about drawing the human anatomy at different stages of development. You can use this guide if you want to learn about the ideal height and proportions of a man, woman, pre-pubescent, toddler, and baby. The guide also has some notes about the general rules you should pay attention to when considering the proportion of your drawing subject.
2) Facial structure reference guide
This reference guides shows you how to add facial features on your characters. It contains proportion guides for African, Asian, Caucasian, and Middle Eastern characters. The guide also describes how the sharpness of facial features affects the age and personality of your drawn characters.
3) Female Muscle Ideal Proportion
It’s not every day that you come across a reference guide about female muscle proportion. Nonetheless, it is important to understand the subtle differences between the male muscle anatomy and the female muscle anatomy. This comprehensive guide explains everything you need to know about adding muscle definition to your female anatomy drawings.
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