Grid Exercises

Grids are helpful in drawing the outline. It assists in the development of your observational skills by cutting down a large image so you can focus at one small space at a time. It is most helpful in increasing or decreasing the size of the image you want to produce.

We provide five basic poses and four exercises per pose. The 'simple' exercises change only a little in size, but the rest will more than double or be decreased more than one half of original size. Print out the two images provided and draw the outline of each photo onto the grid. This exercise is to practice outline and proportion only, so the grid is not removable. However you can draw a grid in pencil and finish the shading of each image.

 Face- Front View simple enlargement on a small grid [grid | photo] simple enlargement on a large grid [grid | photo] enlargement on a large grid [grid | photo] decreased image on small grid [grid | photo] Face: Three-Quarter View simple enlargement on a small grid [grid | photo] simple enlargement on a large grid [grid | photo] enlargement on a large grid [grid | photo] decreased image on small grid [grid | photo] Figure: Front View simple enlargement on a small grid [grid | photo] simple enlargement on a large grid [grid | photo] enlargement on a large grid [grid | photo] decreased image on small grid [grid | photo] Figure: Profile simple enlargement on a small grid [grid | photo] simple enlargement on a large grid [grid | photo] enlargement on a large grid [grid | photo] decreased image on small grid [grid | photo] Figure: Seated simple enlargement on a small grid [grid | photo] simple enlargement on a large grid [grid | photo] enlargement on a large grid [grid | photo] decreased image on small grid [grid | photo]