In this lesson we will study about the human anatomy by drawing our body and labeling some key body parts.
All art, whether it is a children's book, fashion, architecture, industrial design, fine art or an instructional manual, involves people in some way. Most of us will encounter a situation when we will have to draw people to illustrate a point so it is very helpful to have some knowledge of the human anatomy.
What you need
- materials sketchpad
- permanent markers
Head: hair, eye, nose, mouth, teeth, ears, chin
Torso: neck, chest, stomach, hips
Arm: shoulder, elbow, wrist, hand, fingers
Leg: knee, ankle, foot, toes
What you do
- Starting with your head, draw and label your facial features such as your eyes, nose, chin etc.
- Next draw your torso and branch out to your limbs. Label all the basic body parts.
- Trace over your pencil lines with a permanent marker.
- Color your drawing with pastels and crayons. Use markers and pens for finer detail work.