A gesture drawing is work of art defined by rapid execution. Typical situations involve an artist drawing a series of poses taken by a model in a short amount of time, often as little as 30 seconds, or as long as 2 minutes. Gesture drawing is often performed as a warm-up for a life drawing session. In less typical cases the artist may be observing people or animals going about normal activities with no special effort to pause for the artist
grizandnorm: “Tuesday Tips - A Matter Of Perspective: understanding the angle you’re drawing from means you can extrapolate the forms and sometimes exaggerate them. Think of your eye as a camera with a “fish-eye” lens, especially for a standing.