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Figure Drawing with Virtual Models: Getting the Most Out of Poser® Figure Artist™ by Les Pardew

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Beauty

As the old saying goes, beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and so it is with the drawings you create. What is beautiful to one person might not be very appealing to another. Some people may love your work, whereas others may hate it. In general, however, there are some basic concepts that help to make your drawings more beautiful by our culture’s generally accepted standards for beauty. When it comes to posing the figure, beauty can generally be defined as grace. Capturing the potential for gracefulness in your drawings is the goal of this section. In addition to grace, there are other aspects of beauty, such as lighting and composition. Lighting will be covered in Chapter 7 and composition will be covered in Chapter 6.

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