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Basic Human Anatomy

Basic Human Anatomy Author Roberto Osti
ISBN-10 9781580934381
Release 2016-05
Pages 304
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A comprehensive, yet flexible and holistic approach to the human body for artists, Roberto Osti's method of teaching anatomy is exhaustive, but never loses sight of the fact that this understanding should lead to the creation of art. Basic Human Anatomy teaches artists the simple yet powerful formula artists have used for centuries to draw the human figure from the inside out. Osti, using the basic system of line, shape, and form used by da Vinci, Raphael, and Michelangelo, takes readers step-by-step through all the lessons needed in order to master this essential foundation skill. Organized progressively, the book shows readers how to replicate the underlying structure of the body using easy-to-understand scales and ratios; conceptualize the front and side views of the skeleton with basic shapes; add detail with simplified depictions of complex bones and joints; draw a muscle map of the body with volumetric form and realistic dimension; master the feet, hands, and skull to create realistic renderings of the human form; and apply a deeper knowledge of anatomy to finished drawings for more impact.



Classic Human Anatomy

Classic Human Anatomy Author Valerie L. Winslow
ISBN-10 9780823024155
Release 2009
Pages 303
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Offers insightful approaches to the complex subject of human anatomy. This title features three sections: the skeletal form, the muscular form, and action of the muscles and movement. It also includes illustrations that detail the movement and actions of the bones and muscles and charts that reveal the origins and insertions of the muscles. Packed with an extraordinary wealth of information, this is sure to become a new classic of art instruction.



Classic Human Anatomy in Motion

Classic Human Anatomy in Motion Author Valerie L. Winslow
ISBN-10 9780770434151
Release 2015-08-04
Pages 304
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This essential companion book to the bestselling Classic Human Anatomy provides artists and art students with a deeper understanding of human anatomy and different types of motion, inspiring more realistic and energetic figurative art. Fine-art instruction books do not usually focus on anatomy as it relates to movement, despite its great artistic significance. Written by a long-time expert on drawing and painting human anatomy, Classic Human Anatomy in Motion offers artists everything they need to realistically draw the human figure as it is affected by movement. Written in a friendly style, the book is illustrated with hundreds of life drawing studies (both quick poses and long studies), along with charts and diagrams showing the various anatomical and structural components. This comprehensive manual features 5 distinct sections, each focusing on a different aspect of the human figure: bones and joint movement, muscle groups, surface form and soft tissue characteristics, structure, and movement. Each chapter builds an artistic understanding of how motion transforms the human figure and can create a sense of expressive vibrancy in one's art. From the Hardcover edition.



Animal Anatomy for Artists

Animal Anatomy for Artists Author Eliot Goldfinger
ISBN-10 9780195142143
Release 2004-03-11
Pages 242
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A detailed guide perfect for all skill levels takes artists step-by-step through the process of depicting realistic animals, from drawings of skeletons and how they move at the joint, to comparisons of shapes and proportions and photographs of live animals.



Human Anatomy for Artists The Elements of Form

Human Anatomy for Artists   The Elements of Form Author Eliot Goldfinger Artist/Anatomist
ISBN-10 0199763100
Release 1991-11-07
Pages 368
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The power of the image of the nude--the expressivity of the flesh--has inspired artists from the beginning. An understanding of human form is essential for artists to be able to express themselves with the figure. Anatomy makes the figure. Human Anatomy for Artists: The Elements of Form is the definitive analytical work on the anatomy of the human figure. No longer will working artists have to search high and low to find the information they need. In this, the most up-to-date and fully illustrated guide available, Eliot Goldfinger--sculptor, illustrator, scientific model-maker, and lecturer on anatomy--presents a single, all-inclusive reference to human form, capturing everything artists need in one convenient volume. Five years in the making, and featuring hundreds of photos and illustrations, this guide offers more views of each bone and muscle than any other book ever published: every structure that creates or influences surface form is individually illustrated in clear, carefully lit photographs and meticulous drawings. Informed by the detailed study of both live models and cadavers, it includes numerous unique presentations of surface structures--such as fat pads, veins, and genitalia--and of some muscles never before photographed. In addition, numerous cross sections, made with reference to CT scans, magnetic resonance imaging, and cut cadavers, trace the forms of all body regions and individual muscles. Information on each structure is placed on facing pages for ease of reference, and the attractive two-color format uses red ink to direct readers rapidly to important points and areas. Finally, an invaluable chapter on the artistic development of basic forms shows in a series of sculptures the evolution of the figure, head, and hands from basic axes and volumes to more complex organic shapes. This feature helps place the details of anatomy within the overall context of the figure. Certain to become the standard reference in the field, Human Anatomy for Artists will be indispensable to artists and art students, as well as art historians. It will also be a useful aid for physical and dance therapists, athletes and their trainers, bodybuilders, and anyone concerned with the external form of the human body. With the renewed interest in figurative art today, this will be an especially welcome volume.



Drawing the Nude

Drawing the Nude Author Stuart Elliot
ISBN-10 9781847978257
Release 2014-10-31
Pages 144
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Drawing the Nude presents an exciting approach to drawing the human body. Divided into three parts, on structure, anatomy and observation, it introduces a set of principles and develops a treasury of ideas for the artist to follow. Whilst recognizing the importance of observation, it focuses more on a conceptual understanding of the construction of the body in anatomical terms. In doing so, it encourages the cultivation of more informed observation and accommodates those who work from memory, imagination and invention. Contents: the drawing of elementary forms that can then be distorted, transformed and combined, leading on to compound forms; explains the use of light and shadows to express form; explains the gesture of the figure through short drawings that analyse the flow of movement through the body; studies the musculo-skeletal form and provides a set of tools for analysing its parts; uses direct and concise drawings, alongside images of digital sculptures of human anatomy; gives practical instruction relevant to both the novice and the experienced figure artist, as well as those working within the visual effects and game industries.Superbly illustrated with 199 images that include digital sculptures of human anatomy and concise drawings.



Art Anatomy Simplified

Art Anatomy Simplified Author Charles Carlson
ISBN-10 9780486452623
Release 2006
Pages 48
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This is the most entertaining and easy-to-use anatomy text you'll ever see. The author — a practiced artist, teacher, and cartoonist — delivers the keys to figure construction in a direct, easy-to-follow, and highly visual manner. Students of fine arts and commercial illustration alike will find this manual a practical foundation upon which to build their knowledge of anatomy— the background essential to anyone wishing to draw easily and with confidence. This concise guide covers all of the most important functions and actions. Stressing the concept that figure drawing begins with a thorough understanding of muscles and skeletal framework, the author employs the methods first mastered by Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, and Dürer. More than 350 drawings illustrate these lessons, which advance from simple anatomy studies to more complex tutorials on action sketches, perspective drawings, the use of charcoal, and other techniques and approaches.



Rodin

Rodin Author Catherine Lampert
ISBN-10 9780300038323
Release 1986
Pages 242
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August Rodin was one of the foremost sculptors of the modern age, influencing every sculptor who came after him. This handsome book by Catherine Lampert offers new insights into the creative processes of this great French artist.



Anatomy Drawing School

Anatomy Drawing School Author Andras Szunyoghy
ISBN-10 3848010089
Release 2016-09-13
Pages 420
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A comprehensive guide to the role of human and animal anatomy in fine arts



Morpho

Morpho Author Michel Lauricella
ISBN-10 9781681983769
Release 2018-06-15
Pages 320
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In this book, Michel Lauricella presents both his artistic and systematic methods for drawing the human body—with drawing techniques from the écorché (showing the musculature underneath the skin) to sketches of models in action. In more than 1000 illustrations, the human body is shown from a new perspective—from bone structure to musculature, from anatomical detail to the body in motion. Morpho is a rich, fascinating, and helpful book that can go with you everywhere on your sketching journey. p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px Times; color: #212121} p.p2 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px Times; color: #212121; min-height: 19.0px} p.p3 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 11.0px Cambria; color: #212121} span.s1 {color: #232323} In this book, artist and teacher Michel Lauricella presents both his artistic and systematic methods for drawing the human body with drawing techniques from the écorché (showing the musculature and bone structure beneath the skin) to dynamic sketches of models in action. In more than 1000 illustrations, the human body is shown from a new perspective—from bone structure to musculature, from anatomical detail to the body in motion. Lauricella believes that only by learning basic human anatomy can one’s drawing skills be perfected. Morpho is a rich, fascinating, and essential book that can go with you everywhere on your sketching journey.



Anatomy for the Artist

Anatomy for the Artist Author Sarah Simblet
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105110374084
Release 2001
Pages 255
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Compiles drawings, photographs, and tips for drawing human nude forms, depicting the structure of the human body, bones, muscles, balance, the body as a whole, and specific parts of the body.



Human Anatomy for Artists

Human Anatomy for Artists Author András Szunyoghy
ISBN-10 3833162562
Release 2011
Pages 496
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With more than 1200 highly detailed drawings by András Szunyoghy, this book offers insights into the art and techniques of anatomy drawing



Anatomy for 3D Artists

Anatomy for 3D Artists Author Chris Legaspi
ISBN-10 1909414247
Release 2015
Pages 285
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A comprehensive human anatomy guide for today's 3D artist, offering fundamental, theoretical and practical skills in anatomy and proportion.



Atlas of Human Anatomy for the Artist

Atlas of Human Anatomy for the Artist Author Stephen Rogers Peck
ISBN-10 0195000528
Release 1951
Pages 272
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The comprehensive reference on the structure and depiction of the human form is comprised of technical information and numerous drawings and photographs



The Figurative Artist s Handbook

The Figurative Artist s Handbook Author Robert Zeller
ISBN-10 9781580934527
Release 2017-03-28
Pages 304
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An Authoritative, Comprehensive Guide for Contemporary Figurative Artists Mastering the figure is an essential tool for any serious visual artist. At a time when renewed interest in figurative art is surging throughout the art world, author Robert Zeller presents The Figurative Artist's Handbook--the first comprehensive guide to figure drawing and painting to appear in decades. Illustrated with Zeller's own exquisite drawings and paintings as well as works by nearly 100 historical and contemporary figurative art masters, the handbook is also a treasure trove of the finest figurative art of the past and the present day. Included are Michelangelo, Pieter Brueghel the Elder, Peter Paul Rubens, Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, Gustav Klimt, Edward Hopper, Andrew Loomis, Andrew Wyeth, Lucian Freud, Odd Nerdrum, Eric Fischl, Bo Bartlett, Steven Assael, John Currin, and many others. Original and thoroughly modern in his approach, Zeller brings together three figure-drawing methods long thought to be at odds, synthesizing these seemingly incompatible techniques to achieve a cohesive and complete understanding of the human figure. Although all three methods underlie contemporary fine-arts practice and education, no artist's handbook has ever combined them before: The Study of Gesture (Disegno): Rooted in the Italian Mannerist style of the 16th and 17th centuries, the gestural method emphasizes life, rhythm, and movement in the human body. The Structural Approach: A mainstay of 20th- and 21st-century art instruction, this method applies an architectural perspective to the body, using a block conception for anatomically sound, solid figures. The Atelier Method: Based on the training provided by 18th- and 19th-century art academies, the atelier approach creates sensual, smooth renderings based on meticulous study of the figure's surface morphology in light and shadow. Covering all the basics as well as many advanced techniques, The Figurative Artist's Handbook is aimed at both students and experienced artists. A practical, how-to guide, it provides in-depth step-by-step instruction and--rare among figure-drawing books--features sections on composition, portraiture, and painting. Chapters on creativity and on using a sketchbook help readers hone their artistic vision and evolve ideas from the initial inspiration to the fully developed work. Also included is an extensive section highlighting the great movements in figurative art throughout history--from ancient Egypt and Greece to the present.



The Anatomy of Style

The Anatomy of Style Author Patrick J. Jones
ISBN-10 0957664982
Release 2016-01-04
Pages 158
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Continuing the tradition of such revered masters of anatomy as Andrew Loomis and Burne Hogarth, but with his own, refreshingly original approach, is highly regarded artist and teacher Patrick J. Jones. In this unique, practical guide - a follow-up to the bestselling Sci-Fi & Fantasy Oil Painting Techniques (Korero, 2014) - Patrick takes the daunting task of learning human anatomy and breaks it into step-by-step stages that cover the critical foundation that every figurative artist needs to know.



The Complete Guide to Anatomy for Artists and Illustrators

The Complete Guide to Anatomy for Artists and Illustrators Author Gottfried Bammes
ISBN-10 1782213589
Release 2017-01-24
Pages 504
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Since it was first published in 1964, Professor Gottfried Bammes' Die Gestalt des Menschen has been considered the definitive book for artists learning to draw the human form. Deconstructing the body into its smallest components, Bammes asserts the importance of learning the structure of bones, muscles and parts in order to accurately draw a human figure. Whilst the original German has been sought after in the English speaking world, a translation has been long lamented. Now, for the first time, Bammes' most famous work has been translated by Search Press into the English language. Faithfully reproduced in translation, with over 540 original diagrams, drawings and photographs, and spanning over 500 pages, new and experienced artists can finally drink in the vast knowledge lovingly presented by the late professor.