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How to draw a figure in proportion option 3

Draw a Figure in Proportion Option 3

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Fold your paper hamburger style.

Fold your paper hamburger style.

Keep it folded and fold it a second time in the same direction.

Keep it folded and fold it a second time in the same direction.

Your folded paper should look like this.

Your folded paper should look like this.

Open your paper. You should have four equal sections.

Open your paper. You should have four equal sections.

Hey, Bob! You're doing a layup! We are going to draw you!

Hey, Bob! You're doing a layup! We are going to draw you!

Draw Bob's head. The bottom of Bob's head should almost touch your first fold. Bob's head should fill half of your top section above the fold. Notice how Bob's head is tilted a little.

Draw Bob's head. The bottom of Bob's head should almost touch your first fold. Bob's head should fill half of your top section above the fold. Notice how Bob's head is tilted a little.

Add Bob's neck. An oval on the fold.

Add Bob's neck. An oval on the fold.

Draw Bob's chest. Bob's chest should be wider than his head. Bob's chest should come halfway down in your second section.

Draw Bob's chest. Bob's chest should be wider than his head. Bob's chest should come halfway down in your second section.

Draw Bob's waist. An oval. Notice how it's thinner on the left and thicker on the right. This helps Bob's back bend for his layup.

Draw Bob's waist. An oval. Notice how it's thinner on the left and thicker on the right. This helps Bob's back bend for his layup.

Add Bob's hips. Bob's hips should come to the middle fold.

Add Bob's hips. Bob's hips should come to the middle fold.

Add Bob's hip joints. Two circles.

Add Bob's hip joints. Two circles.

Draw Bob's left thigh. It should fill the third section, touching the bottom fold.

Draw Bob's left thigh. It should fill the third section, touching the bottom fold.

Draw Bob's left knee. A circle.

Draw Bob's left knee. A circle.

Draw Bob's calf. His calf should be the same length as his thigh. Use your pencil as a measuring tool to check.

Draw Bob's calf. His calf should be the same length as his thigh. Use your pencil as a measuring tool to check.

Add Bob's ankle. Small oval.

Add Bob's ankle. Small oval.

Add Bob's foot. Long oval.

Add Bob's foot. Long oval.

Add Bob's right thigh. Notice the angle.

Add Bob's right thigh. Notice the angle.

Use your pencil as a measuring tool. Measure your first thigh.

Use your pencil as a measuring tool. Measure your first thigh.

Make sure your second thigh is the same length.

Make sure your second thigh is the same length.

Add Bob's knee. Small circle.

Add Bob's knee. Small circle.

Add Bob's calf. Measure Bob's first calf and make sure his second is the same length.

Add Bob's calf. Measure Bob's first calf and make sure his second is the same length.

Add Bob's ankle. Small oval.

Add Bob's ankle. Small oval.

Add Bob's foot. Long oval.

Add Bob's foot. Long oval.

Add Bob's shoulders. Notice the right is a little higher.

Add Bob's shoulders. Notice the right is a little higher.

Draw Bob's upper arm. Bob's arm should come to the top of Bob's head.

Add Bob's elbow. Small oval.

Add Bob's elbow. Small oval.

Add Bob's lower arm. Measure Bob's upper arm and make sure it is the same length as Bob's lower arm.

Add Bob's lower arm. Measure Bob's upper arm and make sure it is the same length as Bob's lower arm.

Add Bob's wrist. Small oval.

Add Bob's wrist. Small oval.

Add Bob's hand. Long oval.

Add Bob's hand. Long oval.

Add Bob's left upper arm.

Add Bob's left upper arm.

Measure Bob's right upper arm.

Measure Bob's right upper arm.

Make sure his bottom lower arm is the same length.

Make sure his bottom lower arm is the same length.

Add Bob's elbow. Small oval.

Add Bob's elbow. Small oval.

Add Bob's right lower arm. Measure to make sure it is the right length.

Add Bob's right lower arm. Measure to make sure it is the right length.

Add Bob's wrist. Small oval.

Add Bob's wrist. Small oval.

Add Bob's hand. Long oval.

Add Bob's hand. Long oval.

Add value to Bob to make him FORM (only if you have extra time). Congratulations! You successfully drew a figure in proportion!

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  • Pencil
  • Shading media (optional)