Male figure drawing is definitely an interesting and fascinating activity, but there are specific challenges. The human body is very complex — there could be foreshortening, hands and feet are typically found difficult to draw, etc. Life Drawing by Sandrine Pelissier. The initial reflex, especially when poses are short for gesture drawing, is to rush into drawing without too much planning and try to get every detail.
This partially-nude male was a model for a free Craftsy class. I know a lot of beginning artists groan at the idea of drawing something as complex as the human body, and most people I know consider anatomy an exceptionally dull subject. Not me. Soon after completing the model sketch, I was off on a Google search.
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