For many decades this drawing, by Mr.F.Schaedler (NL),
was used to illustrate how short a dwarfbody should be.
Headvolume: Bodylenght = 1:2
This sketch by Mrs.Jan Lucas (Eng.)
brings in the "High Head Position".
The head not in front of the body but:
The head placed on the body.
Theo Jansen combined these 2 sketches into:
By adding the vertical and horizontal lines
the profile ideal was complete
The ideal profile
The vertical line A (from the earbase) ends behind the frontfeet:
This makes the desired no-neck type