Applying the Law of Proportions

Thanks to its measurements, the law of proportions is truly a useful tool for becoming familiar with (and memorizing) the distribution of the relative size of the parts of a figure in relation to the whole. Even if the proportions of a real figure do not match those of a classical model, there is still an adjusted correspondence between the division of the figure into units and the location of different anatomical

Body Proportion Measurements

Another system for applying the classical unit measurements is the overlaying of transversal slices, or cross-sections. Onto the sketch of the figure we draw the lines of these sections, which correspond to the segments of the classical model, in order to study the proportional relationships of a figure in a kneeling or lying position.

Human Body Lines

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  • Dennis
    How draw human body dimensions?
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