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Feet Drawing

Feet Drawing requires you to be aware of issues such as proportions and main lines.

You must also make allowance for the gender and age of your subjects.

Feet play an importan part in the expression of a figure.

Copying and studing the studies below will help to stimulate your faculties of observation.

A man's foot is approximately 1/6th of his own body.

These are drawings of male feet:

Studies of feet in several poses

A woman's foot is about 1/8th of the lenght of her own body.

The widest part of a person's foot is just as wide as the widest part of his/her hand.

Note the direction lines of the ankles and the toes.

Make sure you get sufficient depth from the arch to the instep when drawing a foot.

These are drawings of female feet:

Female Feet Drawing Studies

Children's feet are good to study because they have not been distorted by shoes too much.

In chidren the arch of their feet is usually more pronounced.

Studies of Children's Feet

The toes are also more separated than in adult feet, givine grace to the foot.

In drawing from nature, sketch only parts if the children move too much.

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