Drawings of children are demanding.

children drawing proportions

Jean Cousin, "L'art de dessiner," circa 1768

Head to belly button proportion is for drawing children, why do you find this odd?

Drawing children

In fact most pictures want something, life-size baby drawings are cheaper because of the cost of the drawing paper. Kids who were all too often overlooked and unseen.

Drawing children

What did you enjoy doing at age 4?

It takes a very long time to become young.

Pablo Picasso

Drawing the children form

As a rule-of-thumb, a good way to deal with human proportions is to ignore the rules.

Jean Cousin, Author of seventeenth century drawing tutorial