Asked • 08/15/19

Does grid drawing help with drawing from imagination?

I've taken art classes in high/middle school where I did a couple of grid drawings and I've even done a couple on my own. I also had an art class in college last semester and everyone there loved my grid drawings and said they were highly detailed or had a photographic quality. I don't know though if it actually helps, as I'm not sure if it's helping me improve on drawing from imagination. I want to try figure drawing and do concept and anime art, but my skills in that field are like a 50/50 hit or miss and I want to get into more dynamic poses that look good. Would using grid drawing to draw people and poses help me achieve these goals?

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Tayler O. answered • 08/15/19

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Sue Y. answered • 02/18/21

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Margaret Z. answered • 10/01/19

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