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I want to learn anatomy without looking at nude pictures

I really want to learn and find books about anatomy, but I don't know any book that teaches it without forcing me to look at naked photos. I don't mind muscles but I do NOT want to draw uncomfortable ...
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Fastest way to learn anatomy and proportions?

I'm trying to improve my drawings and 3D sculptures by learning proper anatomy and proportions, but I just can't seem to find any teachers whose method of teaching works for me. In addition, I'm very ...
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References for posing a walk cycle?

I want to make my own custom sprites for RPG Maker MV, and right now I'm using DesignDoll for proportions and such. I'm trying to pose copies of the models so it looks like a walk cycle, but all the ...
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Does a beard highlight or obscure the mouth area?

I'm illustrating a portrait for someone (male), and they have asked that I draw attention away from their mouth for their own personal reasons. Having spent some time thinking about it, the only way ...
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Characters design tools

My students are creating 2D artwork of characters for integration in a video game. I'm unhappy with the results, because the bodies are "wrong", but I can't really help them out because I'm worse than ...
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How to study anatomy as an artist?

I am painfully aware that nearly all my paintings and drawings seriously lack in terms of proper anatomy. The figures ofen look unnatural, twisted, deformed etc. More advanced colleagues told me I ...
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How to draw a pony?

I'm trying to draw a pony in MS Paint (please, suggest me some Better drawing software) ... but everything is going just wrong... That's the real question I can say my troubles one by one (instead of ...
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What are the fundamentals of human figure drawing? How to improve in each of them?

I'm trying to break down what skills I need to develop to draw a realistic human figure. At the moment I got: Gesture I have no good idea on how to exercise this, I mean, I have no good way to know ...
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How do I illustrate a somewhat simple human figure?

I want to make similar videos like these guys. I therefore have to draw some stickman and make them animate somehow. My Questions: How to draw stickmen. No, really, how? What to watch out for ...
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What is the type of these coarse drawings?

Disclaimer: This question might not be suitable for this site, I am not sure beforehand. Having seen this sketch on today's Google Doodle, I remembered that I have an innate crush for them - those ...