How to draw Superheroes

Ratcreature posted an article about drawing comic superheros containing a couple of scanned chapters from a book called How to Draw Comic Superheros available from Amazon. The quality of the book looks excellent and makes me want to start sharpening pencils…. now if only I could draw.

Here are some clips from the first book of the Wizard How To Draw series on “How To Draw: Heroic Anatomy”.

First the male superhero and getting his proportions right.

Compare and contrast the chapters on “Superheroic Men” and “Superheroic Women”. For the male superhero it is all about more or less ridiculously enlarged muscles as we learn:

Female superheroes don’t have it that easy, they need to worry about tilting their shoulder, nipple and pubic lines attractively at all times, not to mention legs, breast size, eye make-up and hair.

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