Im­por­tance of ges­ture

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A solid fig­ure ges­ture can set up your en­tire paint­ing. You have the head, fol­lowed by a con­nect­ing line that will de­scribe the long­est move­ment of the fig­ure. We then have feet place­ment and this is cru­cial for show­ing bal­ance. Here I use the clas­sic ‘ bean’ tech­nique to show torso twists and bends. I then add the rest of the fig­ure.

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