Actually, most amateur artists (Like me.) usually begin with the head as well.
It's fine to start with anywhere you please if you know where to join the parts.
But the best way is to draw a model, draw the character shapes, trace them with a pen and erase the lines.
It helps make drawings more natural and standardizes the character's anatomy.
- Winners never quit, and quitters never win. But people who never wins and never quits, are idiots.
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