Proportion and Style

When drawing the human figure, consider the age of your subject and the natural changes in proportion that occur in a lifetime.

Also, consider your artistic style or the message you wish to convey through your art.

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Is the Christ Child depicted with adult proportions to indicate His wisdom?


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Fashion illustrations often depict tall, thin figures.

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Today’s Assignment:

1. Draw at least one human figure with realistic proportions.

2. Draw at least one human figure with UN-realistic proportions.