## Showing Action with Figures

### 1. Poses=Action

Action and motion are difficult to draw with only a symbol. Posing a figure is an easy way to show motion.

### 2. Figure Styles

Sketch by Step teaches you to draw poses in two styles: stick figures and triangle figures. Stick figures are faster to draw. Triangle figures have more lines and are easier to see from a distance so they may good center piece images.

### 3. Blueprints – Timeline

Timelines are an example of when to use figures to add fast information to your presentation. For example, a Project Journey often has four stages: stuck, What now?, go-go-go, and victory.

Drawing a figure for each step helps people relate to the feelings during that phase of the project. Draw the figure above the timeline over a dot on the line. Add a sub-title below the line and then your bullets below that.

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