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How to Draw Exaggerated Poses

October 29, 20132 Comments
How to Draw Exaggerated Poses - Draw People
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You want an easier way of exaggerating a pose?

Ideally you want to get to the point where you can look at the model, or a photo, and design/change it in the way you want to as you’re drawing it. That’s what you’re working towards.

But copying your reference is hard enough… Changing it in your mind and then drawing it that way and still making it look natural.. Now that’s hard.. And it takes a very long time to develop the ability to do that successfully. So I want to give you an approach that might help you a bit to push and change your reference. It’s like training wheels. We’re gonna take it one step at a time. And when you’re ready you can combine all the steps into one. And eventually, do it from your imagination.

And its also just a really good exercise to get you better at drawing the figure in general.

I broke up this approach into 4 steps… Watch the Video

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  1. Denis Buhvald says:

    Thank you for this video, I did not expect this! The first thought I had watching this video was “animation principles”. For someone like me who aspires to become an animator this is nothing less than a gold mine.

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