Female body types.. . Nit (WWY So you can’! draw women, or all your women look the same? I can help with that. Women come in all shapes and sizes, but they' re
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Female body types.

Nit (WWY
So you can’! draw women, or all your women look the same?
I can help with that. Women come in all shapes and sizes,
but they' re all beautiful and blah blah blah. Let' s get to the
good stuff.
Average"
From a purely artistic standpoint, this is an
average woman. Important points: shoulders
and hips are the same width, with a defined
waist. Wrists and ankles are slender. Shoulders
are soft and sloped. Thighs are full and meet
in the middle. Nipple height is exactly between
I the shoulder and the elbow. Hands and feet are
small compared to a man' s.
Gnome image search: “dove campaign for
real beauty"
Early teens
Girls tend to hit a growth spurt below theirselves
come in. so teens around age 13 will often be
gangly and long, with nanon hips and flat
or mostly flat) chests. Thighs are skinny, just
slightly dder than the calves. waist is slender
but less defined than the "average" woman.
Similar to the "fashion model‘ type, but shorter
and less bony.
Childbirth tends to give women roller hips and
busts. The nipple line may be lowered the chest
than more. The waist is often less defined, and
the overall shape is more like an oval than an
hourglass.
Gouge image search: your mom
C u my
Basically the same as the ‘” type,
except with a waist. Don' t be afraid
to draw this type with very, very round hips
and lull thighs _ Just keep the calves and
ankles slender.
Boogie image search: Christina Hendricks,
Marylin Monroe
Fashion Model
Models are generally very tall, and so appear
to have longer legs and arms proportionally.
Extremely thin to the point of being bony and
pointy, fashion models often have small
breasts and proceding collarbones. Very
similar to the “early teen" type, except taller.
Thighs are almost the same width as the
calves. when she stands straight, there
may be a gap between her legs. Arms may
have an almst concave shape to them.
Gnome image search: "runway model”,
vows Secret model”
Pluralized
Body is shaped like a diamond, with the waist
being the widest point on the body. The bust
and thighs are also much bigger, and the
nipple line is just above the elbow. The
shoulders lose all definition and form one
big curve. However, the wrists and ankles are
still slender. Legs are : thick at
the top and getting increasingly small at the
bottom. Face is rounder and neck is wider.
Quayle image search: "plus sized matter,
The Biggest Loser’
Athletic
Important points: add subtle tone and muscle
definition in the shoulders and thighs, and keep
the rest slender. A female athlete will often have
square, defined shoulders, with subtle tone in
the biceps. Swimmers and gymnasts in
particular have wider shoulders. The waist is
trim, the bust is often (not always) small.
Thighs are sometimes wider than the hips,
and the calves are . The chunky
thighs and shoulders help set this
body type apart from the fashion model, who
is skinny allover.
Gouge image search: Jillian Michaels,
Yuan Yuan Tan
This is not an exhaustive list of all possible body types.
Most women are a combination of several types. Hopefully
this guide will help you spot the differences between women,
so you can start drawing female characters with intention and
individuality.
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#31 - anonymous (08/06/2014) [+] (16 replies)
Landwhale
#16 - kingkamikazi (08/06/2014) [+] (14 replies)
nothing to google search for this?
#1 - anonymous (08/06/2014) [+] (1 reply)
1) Curvy
2)Athletic
3)Average

Straight up to the point.
#59 - gayboard (08/06/2014) [+] (9 replies)
I have broad shoulders and wide hips. Big thighs and athletic calves. Baby face and big lips.

I don't know what the heck I am.
#39 - silkgirrafe (08/06/2014) [+] (9 replies)
**silkgirrafe rolled image** Tumblr body type
User avatar #5 - kinderdernacht (08/06/2014) [+] (12 replies)
huh, im an art student and study this **** every day, still find this useful. good on ya m8.
#76 - homohominilupusest (08/06/2014) [-]
When I draw
#41 - awkwardjew (08/06/2014) [+] (1 reply)
Do a guys one no homo, just interested
User avatar #55 - PVTDickStryker (08/06/2014) [+] (1 reply)
Endomorph
Ectomorph
Mesomorph
Dont make **** more complicated than it has to be.
User avatar #58 to #55 - subtard (08/06/2014) [-]
Oh wow thanks that's so much simpler than "curvy"
#57 - anonymous (08/06/2014) [+] (1 reply)
The Bullfrog body type
#153 - jamalot (08/06/2014) [+] (3 replies)
**jamalot rolled image** my body type
User avatar #24 - hsm (08/06/2014) [+] (4 replies)
In the 'early teen', i read, ''thighs are skinny, knees weak, arms are heavy.''
#3 - Rukioish (08/06/2014) [+] (2 replies)
You early teen girls better start running.
You early teen girls better start running.
User avatar #72 - ewood (08/06/2014) [+] (6 replies)
my gf is curvy
inb4 "you don't have gf" blablabla
some of us got a life
User avatar #82 to #72 - Sethorein ONLINE (08/06/2014) [-]
congrats?
User avatar #7 - swagloon (08/06/2014) [+] (4 replies)
This is very useful, do you happen to have one for guys?
User avatar #34 - theblackhand (08/06/2014) [-]
I fapped to the curvy drawing, no shame
#168 - anonymous (08/06/2014) [+] (6 replies)
lot of guys get grossed out by muscular woman   
More for me
lot of guys get grossed out by muscular woman
More for me
#108 - dsgbiohazard (08/06/2014) [+] (1 reply)
Average with a bit of muscles. <3
#102 - anonymous (08/06/2014) [-]
#140 - sbjnolongenough (08/06/2014) [-]
al i see
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