At the natural history museum, you will find everything you can think of, from a look under a microscope to a dinosaur's skeleton, as well of lots of books to study. Knowing roughly how an animal's skeleton works will make those action and gesture lines mean more. The business of adding form and weight will come more easily the more you study, so check it out.
Practice drawing animal skeletons—wherever you find them. Take a trip to the local natural history museum, if need be, or copy them out of natural science books and magazines. Skeletons can really help you understand the foundation of a living creature's form, as well as its natural actions and gestures.
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