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Anatomy Critiques – The Rib Cage

July 21, 20154 Comments
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Let’s keep looking at how to improve on the assignments as we dive into our drawings of the rib cage.

Here are some things to consider when drawing the ribs:

  • Are the perspective angles converging correctly?
  • Is the top of the Thoracic arch in the middle of the rib cage?
  • Is the widest part of the ribs 2/3 the way down?
  • Is the top plane facing forward?
  • Is the rib cage the correct distance from the pelvis?
  • Are you drawing the shapes three dimensionally or two dimensionally?
  • Are you observing the angle of the Center Line?

  • We’ll go more in depth on these common mistakes and more in the video.

    Make sure to watch the lesson and do the assignments:

    Anatomy of the Rib Cage Lesson
    How to Draw the Rib Cage Lesson

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    1. Feza says:

      Hello Stan, hoping your fine and also wondering about that pen tablet/display you’re using… what brand is it? 🙂

    2. Jolanta says:

      Dear Stan,
      Thank you very much for your last video Anatomy Critiques – the rib cage. It let me become fully aware that even the proportions of rib cage are correct I am drawing the shape of ribcage two dimensionally. I corrected some of my sketches right now and the rib cage got volume immediately.

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