The Complete Guide to Artistic Anatomy

The Complete Guide to Artistic Anatomy

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This systematic presentation illustrates the depiction of bones and muscles, both in detailed close-ups and in larger groups. It starts by discussing the proportions of a human adult and proceeds to define the principal terms used in describing anatomy. Subsequent illustrations depict the skull, bones, muscles, veins, and other aspects of the human figure. In addition to captions, the images are complemented by extensive descriptions that explain bone and muscle placement and function. Nearly fifty finely executed full-page plates and numerous smaller drawings make this a rewarding browsing book as well as an excellent reference for artists.I to 4 are diagrams of a man, and Figs. 5 to 8 are those of awoman. In each set of drawings a similar arrangement of lines enclose spaces which have the given proportion to the height of the heads of the figures. It will be manifest that, by thus anbsp;...

Title:The Complete Guide to Artistic Anatomy
Author:John C.L. Sparkes
Publisher:Courier Corporation - 2012-08-08


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