How to use the action line to draw a human figure in motion. No reference needed.
Skateboarders live and in action. On location at CJ Skateboard Park!
Use the primary forms and create a simplified Skelton wire frame.
manikin FRAME in movement
Watching real Athletes in action, Internet and Television are a great source, but don't freeze frame, try to draw from what you remember the action to be.
These Skiers were drawn on location. Go out and draw the world as you see it around you.
Studies for a hero's story " Black Ice"
Keep a sketch book and draw manikin figures over and over, male and female, until drawing people is as free as hand writing.
Watch TV and draw what you see!
Use photographic reference. I used photos as models to draw popular dance moves from the 60's
Put the figure to motion
Reducing the human body to the essential lines and still make it identifiable as a humanoid wire frame that has life is the challenge. This starts by take the basic key forms in geometry , and using them to scale.