The Fashion Figure – Drawing From Lifeadmin
Drawing from life, which is an excellent way to develop and refine your drawing skills, involves observational drawing of real-life male or female fashion figures. It is important to consider the appropriate art materials and media, such as charcoal, pen or pencil, as well as paper type and the eventual scale of work. Working to larger sizes, such as A3 or A2, is often best when starting out.
Drawing is a process that can be improved and enhanced with regular practice and life drawing offers the particular opportunity of developing and improving hand-to-eye coordination. This is essentially about trusting yourself to spend more time looking at the fashion figure in front of you, rather than by glancing at the figure then looking at the emerging drawing itself and drawing from memory. This is a common mistake a