FIGURE IT OUT is a short guide to some practical points on figure drawing. It presents basic tools crucial to capturing dynamic gesture and the essence of the pose. Whether it's a one minute pose or a 20 minute pose, to achieve the rhythm of the gesture and the construction of human body, an artist needs to understand proportions, anatomy and lighting; these ideas are illustrated here in a straightforward manner. This handy guide is profusely illustrated with numerous examples done within the context of life drawing sessions. The text is clear, concise and practical. FIGURE IT OUT is an excellent reference to have at your elbow anytime you are drawing the human figure.