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Anatomy for the Artist



Educational, Instructional, Reference
Fine Arts
Health, Fitness, Medical & Nutrition


# Date Publisher Binding Cover
1 2002-00-00 Parragon Publishing  

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All artists, whether professional or amateur, need a thorough understanding of human anatomy in order to depict the complexity of the human form correctly. Anatomy for the Artist is a beautifully illustrated volume, which takes the reader into the wonderful world of human anatomy. The book is divided into five sections, with information on the head and the neck, the trunk, the upper extremity, the lower extremity, and ending with a section on movement. Each section is comprehensively illustrated using detailed drawings of the human body, accompanied by a clear commentary describing the structure and function of that particular body part. There is also information about how to proportion figures correctly, how to depict light and shade, as well as hints and tips on the best way of drawing moving figures. Guidance is given about the correct kind of artist"s equipment to use to achieve the best results. A fascinating subject in its own right, Anatomy for the Artist is essential reading for anyone who wants to enjoy sketching the human form.

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