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I'm still early stages on studying steve Huston anatomy

I get the theory that legs make half of the body and they are at least 4 heads long.

But my mind has a hard time processing the lenght of them like in the pic.

That is when I draw the torso everything is fine. But when I get to the legs my mind "can't believe" they are as long as they are and I make them shorter than they should be.

pic related as those legs are long and beautifully drawn.

Any advice?

>> No.3970592
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3970592

This is how I remember it

>> No.3970597

>>3970592
Thank you! that helps a lot.

>> No.3970613

>>3970592
This is very useful, saved.
You wouldn't happen to have more of these stashed away in a mega somewhere?

>> No.3970619

>>3970613
I don't, but I do have an imgur album of the guy's redlines and tips
https://imgur.com/gallery/8eHzD

>> No.3970631

>>3970592
>>3970619
this guy is GOAT

>> No.3970859

>>3970588
do a lot of 1-2 mn gesture drawings, after few sessions your eyes start to get used to the proportions and how the body flows

>> No.3970902

>>3970859
thank you.

>> No.3972655

>>3970588
It’s called an art style, learn anatomy first before drawing

>> No.3972690

>>3972655
>learn anatomy first before drawing
Don't do this.

>> No.3972699

>>3972690
Noob saying this, seems like you don’t know how to draw.

>> No.3972724

>>3972699
You should learn form and gesture before anatomy tho. You can't put anatomical knowledge to work without those fundies

>> No.3972825

>>3972724
This. You can't into anatomy very well if you aren't able to manipulate simple solids in space. Overall form comes first.

>> No.3972965

>>3972655
Found noob people who don't know either drawing or anatomy

>> No.3973452

>>3972724
You can learn in whatever order you want, the fundamentals stack. Autists who want to minmax their learning spend too much time scheduling and zero time actually drawing.

>> No.3973457

>>3973452
the only answer that should be read

>> No.3974154

>>3970588
curl up into the fetal position and measure where your knees end up on your chest, and use this measurement
then measure distance from knee to ankle, you'll find it's roughly the same

unless you are grossly disfigured you can usually measure your own body with reference to your torso to get a rough sense of proportions, i.e. elbows sit at bottom of ribcage when hanging down

>> No.3974165

>>3970588
Propottions don't exist and just because the real ugly people (often fat) might have legs as shoer as the torso, and the paticularly ugly ones even shorter than torso that doesn't mean you can't draw idealistic beautiful people with legs longer than the torso, head and shoulders.

It's all about STRUCTURE, not proportions.
If you draw a great looking person with a goid knowledge of fundies and anstomy it's a good drawing. Because all people are so fucking different couting heads is completely meaningless.

>> No.3975355

>>3970619
Teal Line Guy is based as fuck

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