Draw a Running Figure

Drawing a person or figure is difficult if you are trying to draw the whole person in proportion. Draw a person running just adds to the difficulty. Imagine trying to work out where to draw the arms and legs to create the impression of movement. This art tutorial on How to Draw a Running Figure covers the basic principles behind drawing a running figure or person.

I start by explaining, step by step, how to take the measurement of the head to get the proportions right. See my video on How to Draw a Figure in Proportion for more details of how to draw this. The other important skill you need is to work out how the legs and arms pivot. They will pivot around a single point namely hips and shoulders. Once you have mastered this basic drawing technique you should be able to draw the arms and legs in any position you wish.

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This drawing tutorial is aimed at beginners, school students and those wishing to improve their drawing skills.
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