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February 21, 2011 4:53 AM   Subscribe

Posemaniacs is a site offering 3D, rotatable figures in a variety of poses for drawing. It has a program that chooses random poses and gives you a time limit to draw them and a perspective editor that makes guidelines for one-point perspective.

Though most of the site is in Japanese, the Google translation is pretty understandable.
posted by NoraReed (7 comments total) 52 users marked this as a favorite

 
Wow. I've been fiddling with this non-stop for the last twenty minutes. Some great stuff here. Thanks.
posted by Ghidorah at 5:44 AM on February 21, 2011


Wow. I've been fiddling with this non-stop for the last twenty minutes.
So, you're the one slowing it down to an unusable crawl!
posted by Thorzdad at 6:16 AM on February 21, 2011 [1 favorite]


That's really neat. It's a better ecorche model than I've seen other places. Does anybody know where it's from? The iPhone app works pretty good but the images could use a bit Higher resolution. Thanks for posting it.

Anyone who's pursuing this type of figure study might also enjoy the collection of images at The Masters of 20th Century Figure Sculpture:
http://www.ilovefiguresculpture.com/masters/masters20.html
posted by bonobothegreat at 7:39 AM on February 21, 2011 [2 favorites]


If anything, bonobothegreat's link is even better. I agree that higher-res images would be nice on Posmania. I guess they'd slow up the interface too much.
posted by Guy_Inamonkeysuit at 9:04 AM on February 21, 2011


Wow. I've been fiddling with this non-stop for the last twenty minutes. Some great stuff here. Thanks.

That's what she said.
posted by Mr. Bad Example at 9:26 AM on February 21, 2011


The most helpful part of Posemaniacs (for me) is the auto-advance feature that makes them rotate at a set interval—great for working fast and using gesture. Also great for those learning figure drawing is Practical Anatomy.
posted by willhopkins at 10:58 AM on February 21, 2011 [2 favorites]


Metafilter: Wow. I've been fiddling with this non-stop for the last twenty minutes.
posted by nzero at 2:09 PM on February 21, 2011


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