Figure Drawing

Ralph Larmann

Art Department

University of Evansville

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the Figure Drawing LAB

Site Map


Contour Drawing
Gesture Drawing

Bodily Proportions
Vitruvian Man
Facial Proportions
Skeleton (non-Java)
Muscles (non-Java)

Shading and Texture
Applied Chiaroscuro

Construction and Finishing
Using Geometric Shapes
Male Figure
Female Figure

Credits and Links
Site map
Notations for site navigation:
  1. This site is based on a cumulative process and proceeds in a linear order. To move back, return to the Lab Home page, or move forward from page to page follow these controls:
  2. Each bubble button on the left side of each page indicates a section heading. They will take you to a submenu page which has links to several pages. If you are already in a section, it will turn pink:
  3. Each section has a number of pages which can be selectively accessed by clicking on one of the row of buttons at the center bottom of each page. They may appear like this:
  4. To return to the figure-drawing LAB's home page click on the logo at the top center.
  5. Questions can be e-mailed through links at the bottom of each page.

Questions or comments can be forwarded to Ralph Larmann at the University of Evansville.

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This site map should help with any navigation problems you may experience. If you notice any problems, discrepancies or have any questions feel free to e-mail me at

created 6/15/98 by R. M. Larmann
updated 7/4/04

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© copyright 1998 by Ralph M. Larmann, all rights reserved.