How to Draw People

Drawing people requires rendering different proportions to make it a man, woman or child, as men typically are drawn with broader shoulders, women with higher hips and children with larger heads and eyes. Sketch out people using accurate proportions with creative tips from a professional illustrator in this free video on drawing.

About the Author

Joel Hickerson has illustrated more than 50 books, including "The Complete (Rugby) Referee" and "I Can Draw Foods I Like to Eat." Hickerson has acted on the PBS children’s series "ImagineLand," held underwater lights for National Geographic, played Rugby internationally and coached his daughter's soccer team. He still loves to work with kids in the classroom and with teachers at workshops, mostly teaching drawing and pre-writing skills through simple drawing techniques. A graduate of Texas A&M University, Hickerson lives in Austin, Texas, with his wife, daughter, two sons, a good dog and a devil of a cat.