9780823024155

Classic Human Anatomy : The Artist's Guide to Form, Function, and Movement

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  • ISBN13:

    9780823024155

  • ISBN10:

    0823024156

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 12/23/2008
  • Publisher: Random House Inc
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Summary

Three decades in the making! A remarkable new addition to the literature of art instruction More than 800 innovative illustrations showcase the movement of bones and muscles Simple, insightful approaches to drawing human anatomy Features multicultural figures that reflect human diversity After more than thirty years of research and teaching, artist Valerie Winslow has compiled her unique methods of drawing human anatomy into one groundbreaking volume:Classic Human Anatomy. This long-awaited book provides simple, insightful approaches to the complex subject of human anatomy, using drawings, diagrams, and reader-friendly text. Three major sectionsthe skeletal form, the muscular form and action of the muscles, and movementbreak the material down into easy-to-understand pieces. More than 800 distinctive illustrations detail the movement and actions of the bones and muscles, and unique charts reveal the origins and insertions of the muscles. Packed with an extraordinary wealth of information,Classic Human Anatomyis sure to become a new classic of art instruction.

Author Biography

Valerie L. Winslow has been painting and drawing the human figure for more than three decades. She has taught at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena and at the California Institute of Arts. Currently, she teaches at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco. She lives in Santa Rosa, CA.

Table of Contents

Anatomy and Figurative Artp. 12
The Language of Anatomyp. 20
The Head, Face, and Neckp. 68
The Armp. 152
The Handp. 182
The Legp. 200
The Footp. 226
The Whole Figurep. 242
Anatomical Terminology Reference Guidep. 264
Glossaryp. 277
Suggested Readingp. 295
Indexp. 297
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