The Back

Easy Draw Caricatures Body

The shoulder blades curve away from the spine. Each shoulder blade scapula has a narrow bone that travels across it called the spine of the scapula. The spine of the scapula protrudes deeply into the shoulder muscle, ending in a sort of indented knob. When you look at the shoulder blade in someone's back, what you're really seeing is the spine of the scapula, not the actual top of the shoulder blade itself. The illustration below shows the actual shoulder blade bone. Notice the basic shape...

Drawing Muscles

Muscle Groups

On a manr the line of the cheekbone travels toward the nnouth, then appears to be cut off by a vertical facial muscle called the depressor anguli oris, On a woman, the line of the cheekbone doesn't appear cut off by the depressor anguli oris Here are the cheekbones that cause the aforementioned contours. The bottom haif of the forehead superciliary arch is quite pronounced Note the angular indentations and protrusions of the face, which are pronounced in the profile On a woman, the lines of the...

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Coracobrachialis

The important basic idea to get here is that the torso doesn't flatten out when the figure turns sideways it retains a great deal of thickness in profile. There's a lot of mass on the back and behind the arms, especially on big characters. Notice, too, that the upper body is defined by bunches of muscle groups while the legs are defined by longer, leaner muscles. There are two separate muscles located between the biceps and the triceps in the inner view of the upper arm the triceps brachii and...

The Modern Female Head

Human Forehead Drawing

Same deal, different head, Proportionwise and placementwise, the structure is basically the same as that of a man. You've still got the skutl jaw combo, and you tick off the horizontal guidelines in the same spots. Now come the differences. Leave off the contour lines of the forehead in the finished drawing. Anything that articulates the bone structure of the face, such as those forehead contour lines, makes her look more masculine, The exception is cheekbones, which are very sexy on women. The...

Head Tilts and Turns

Drawing Female From Behind

What gives our modern leading man his sleek look Primarily, it's the contour line that flows from the zygomatic arch the cheekbone just behind the eye down to the chin. This creates a separate plane out of the front of the face, narrowing almost to a triangle. You can see this separate, but distinct, plane in every pose, no matter which way the head tilts. Ever wonder why all the guidelines drawn on the face are curved instead of straight It's because the head is round, not flat. Think of the...