Anorak | Everyday Sexism: How To Draw The Celebrity Female Figure

Everyday Sexism: How To Draw The Celebrity Female Figure

by | 5th, January 2014

WOMEN. You bodies are shapes. Not shapeley. Just shapes.

In “Hourglass figure is a thing of the past… we’ve all gone square”, the Sun produces its guide to celebrity womanhood.

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Kelly Brook is an ‘8’, Beyonce is a Russian Doll, Nicki Minaj is the inverted keyhole, Angelina Jolie is missing her matching tinfoil hat but at least Miley Cyrus is a conformist, the perfect rectangle with a tongue. Adele is a Weeble:


Today’s woman have it tough decideing which figure to opt for. So, too, do budding artists. Having learned  How To Draw a Female in Proportion , they must start anew.

This  image  comes from Adolphe Armand Braun’s  Hieroglyphic or Greek Method of Life Drawing , published in 1916.


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Things have changed. But might it be for the better?

Kirk Bjorndahl had other ideas:


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Here’s another lesson :

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