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26 LESSONS FROM Kl II I > / c Relate the outside lines to forms inside the figure t Relate from side to side, as well as Remember up and down. that there are boundaries inside the figure as well as outside it. DRAWING 27 Symmetry and Other Relationships Whenever there are two similar forms on the body, draw them at the same time. When you draw one arm, for instance, also draw the other arm. When you draw one leg, also draw the other leg. Work with • relationships: Each limb relates to the opposite side of the body (one arm relates to the other).

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