At 8/18/11 03:08 PM, Marklikeart wrote:
so yeah, got a new tablet and that feels so great. So here is a character that i've made. Im haveing a real hard time drawing legs tho. You guys got any good tips on drawing legs ? :)
Well firstly, the legs are too short. Legs to upper body is about a 1:1 ratio. Now, when you're drawing legs, you should start with the 'home base' - the pelvis. It's a sort of triangulish-squarish shape. Look up some pictures, note where the ball of the femur fits into the pelvis sockets. Now onto the upper legs; these are about the same length as the lower legs, maybe a little longer. Your main problem is your legs are stiff and lack curves that indicate muscles.
something else to keep in mind is that when stand the lower heg tends to be somewhat 'behind' the upper leg. The knee forms a weird indentation thing... it's hard to explain. Look at pictures of the legs in different poses.
Here's a guide that could help you: http://fav.me/d46p96m