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Personally I have no idea how to measure angles when drawing from life an photographs. I hear people saying 'measure angles!', but how does one go about doing so?
Thanks in advance for any input, I've been looking around the forums and I haven't really found any answers to this.
Most of the time it's simply a matter of noticing how much something deviates from an absolute vertical or horizontal. When working from life, use your pencil, brush handle, or a long skewer or knitting needle.
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Thanks Elwell, I'll try that next time. =)
The device used to measure angles is called a protractor. It is an instrument used to solve problems of geometry, but I've actually used one in laying out a drawing or painting.
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Awesome drawing. xD Thanks.