The Most Overlooked Life Drawing Topic – FAT

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We are looking at an overlooked life drawing topic today – how to draw fat. Most anatomy resources focus on bone and muscle and for good reason – they are the underlying structure of the figure. But fat has a big impact on what we actually see and we need to start seeing it more clearly so we can draw it.

We cover the areas of the figure where fat is distributed and how to draw it including shadow shape edges, contour lines and gestural lines.

I hope you enjoy it!

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Thanks as always to Croquis Cafe and their wonderful models for the reference photos.


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