life drawing class, Liverpool, Merseyside and Lancashire

life drawing done at lydiate, liverpool, merseyside
A longer pose. We tend to have short poses in the morning, longer pose in the afternoons for those who want to develop more completed work.

As you can see from this example, in order to draw the figure accurately you need to achieve correct proportions. Many people who draw the figure do not master this. Often they believe it's too difficult to learn - which it isn't - or that they believe in simply trusting their eye and hoping it will look okay. It seldom does. You can learn the measuring technique in a few hours, then it's practice.