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Part 1: Body and Facial Proportions

Activity 1A: Ratio Calculations: Vitruvian Man

Vitruvian Man

General Information
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vitruvian_Man

Leonardo’s Original Vitruvian Man drawing
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/1/11/Uomo_Vitruviano.jpg

Drawing Resources
Tutorial: Anatomy and Proportion
www.idrawdigital.com/2009/01/tutorial-anatomy-and-proportion/

Drawing Human Figures in Correct Proportions
www.drawinghowtodraw.com/drawing-lessons/drawing-faces-lessons/proportions-human-figures-bodies.html

Activity 1B: Measuring Facial Proportions

Web Sites on Proportions in Art and Cartooning
www.idrawdigital.com/2009/01/tutorial-anatomy-and-proportion/
www.animatormag.com/video/instructional/facial-proportions-cartooning/
www.sailorenergy.net/Tutorials/HOWTOVaryingPorportions01.html

Geogebra Software
For downloading and help using GeoGebra software:
www.geogebra.org/cms/