Illuminating Loomis

A daily examination and reproduction of the works found in Andrew Loomis’s art instruction book, “Figure Drawing for All It’s Worth.”

Day Twenty-Six: Finding Proportions At Any Spot In Your Picture

Loomis demonstrates how to set up the proper proportions of various figures in an image by using a standing and sitting figure in the center of the image as a “key” for the rest of the figures. After that, it’s just utilizing the horizon line to create various vanishing points and lining everything up. This was extremely helpful, but I still have to practice some more before I really nail it down. 

1_26 finding proportions at any spot in your picture pg 36


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