Things To Know: Human Characters of Color Pt. 2This is a follow-up to the blog which you can read here: Things To Know: Creating Human Characters of Color. The previous blog covered the numerous issues surrounding inclusion and diversity that are extremely important to be cognizant of (please read it if you have not yet done so). This blog will cover the nuts and bolts of depictions of non-white humans! Warning: this journal contains a LOT of images.Things To Know: Human Characters of Color Pt. 2 by Xadrea
This is an important topic because there are very, very few resources that will actually teach you about the differences that occur in the figure across race. All figure drawing measurements are based on the ideal European body type. This was not an accident, as the practice of phrenology (a pseudo science) declared that the most perfect specimen of humanity was the European body and all other iterations were deformities. Thankfully, we now know
I have had to move about every 2-4 years since I was three. Due to this, I have had the opportunity to travel the States, Mexico, Europe, Morocco, and Turkey. In my travels, I have learned to speak small bits of languages (my most proficient language other than English is Spanish) cultural arts, and have learned to be open minded to the world. I'm pursuing mechanical engineering and my hope is to go into green tech. I believe comments are worth more than favorites so please comment if you like my work.
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