# Proportions

Proportions (see also portraits and / or skulls)
Scale, size, One thing's relationship to another thing with regards to size and / or scale.

Da Vinci and Durer both made proportional drawings of the human body. They foud that we are symmetrical and all our parts correlate to mathematical equations

Albrect Durer above and below.

Jack Hamm has lots of books that can be a help to anyone learning to draw.

Five eyes wide, eyes & mouth line up in frontal or profile Nose and eyes line up in the same manner. But again we are all different so these proportions are ball park at best.

Proportions of the head seem to cange as the head turns. It is an optical illusion. If your pointof view does not make sense, what do you do as an artist? You make it make sense if that is what is important to your work. It is the work, your objective that must dictate your decision.

The drawings above depict the drawing of the body in perspective.

The body in repose, perspective

Each stage of life has it's own proportions relative to male or female and height.

Goofy but ? Da Vinci's Proportional Man, a relationship of organic to geometric?