Portraits, comic strips, clothing designs, or even a child's drawing - whatever you want to draw, someday you might need to depict humans. Despite the prevalence, people make many mistakes or may have no idea how to draw humans at all. Others think that they will not succeed because it seems difficult. But ready-made schemes and a bit of practice makes everything possible!
In this article you will learn how to portray a human figure from scratch, choose proper materials for drawing and know the difference between female and male figures. Moreover, we will analyze the basic points of drawing a face.
WHAT HUMAN DRAWING BEGINS WITH
Any sketch and drawing always begins with selecting the style and choosing the materials for it. First, think about what exactly you want to draw. This way you will decide on your drawing technique and materials you need to get started. Then comes the choice of material. Beginners are better to begin with a graphite pencil. It is easier to use when erasing supportive lines, does not require any special skills and is pretty affordable.
At Fantasy Room online school you can acquire the construction of the fashion figure and face in pencil, watercolor, marker and mixed techniques with our Fashion Illustration course. There is also a similar course for drawing on a tablet. These courses are designed both for complete beginners and for those who already have a basic understanding of drawing.
If you have already selected the style, technique and materials, then it's time to move on to the simplest step-by-step human drawing tutorials. It is important not only to observe all proportions of the person, but also to properly place your figure(s) on paper so that all other objects fit and have comparable sizes with a figure.
DRAWING HUMANS WITH GRAPHITE PENCIL