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Every artist will save tedious hours of research antomy this simple but effective approach, and will be delighted with its directness and fervor. From the Back Cover “Excellent. They need to fix the Kindle version. Product Description Product Details “Excellent.
The illustrations are clear and constrkctive to follow along with his techniques for drawing the human figure. An Atlas of Anatomy for Artists.
Ships from and sold by Amazon. Oct 24, Annie rated it really liked it Shelves: Don’t have a Kindle? Back cover copy “Excellent. They have found, and continue to find, that his unique way of discovering the vitalizing forces in the human form and realizing them in drawing carries the student pleasantly over one of art’s most severe hurdles. Masses and Movements of the Body: Muscles express also laws of leverage; they are large in proportion to the length of the lever they move.
Please try again conztructive. A wonderful reference for any type of artist! Bridgman is especially good for figuring out how masses fit together, but expect to spend a LOT of time analyzing images.
These are figure drawing studies. The Artist’s Guide to Human Anatomy. bridvman
Constructive Constructife George B. Don’t copy the images line for line. They have found, and continue to find, that his unique way of discovering the vitalizing forces in the human form and realizing them in drawing carries the student pleasantly over one of art’s most severe hurdles. Connstructive of bone and muscle structure of the working of the joints and the interrelation of the various parts of the body are mainly concerned with movement of all sorts — movements that are described in detail as well as illustrated.
Want to Read Currently Reading Read. It’s a great little handbook that can be revisited regularly for reminders and ideas on how to visually express the subtleties of muscle shapes and forms in the human body. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. His cuboid-based construction of anattomy head is an interesting alternative to the usual ovals, but again I can’t actually implement it based on the instructions provided.
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My SO gifted me this for my bday. The concepts are exciting, but Bridgman writes like the Pope talks. Bridgman’s superb anatomical sketches, of which there are nearly in the book, also bring clearly to fruition his lucid theories of how to draw the human body in its structure and its complex movements. See all 19 reviews. Think in masses, define them in lines. The bending, twisting,and turning, creasing and interlocking of the various parts of the body are represented in drawing as the wedging of masses in specific ways that are clearly defined by Mr.
Write a customer review. Bridgman’s superb anatomical sketches, of which there are nearly in the book, also bring clearly to fruition his lucid theories of how to draw the human body in its structure and its complex movements. It’s recommended for intermediate artists and above. In them are expressed, therefore, laws of architecture, as in the dome of the head, the arches of the foot, the pillars of the legs, etc. Drawing the Living Figure Joseph Sheppard.
Ideally, in reference to gravitation, these blocks would be balanced symmetrically over each other.
If you’re just plain interested in human anatomy, you should get this book. Santiago rated it it was amazing Jan 12, The conception of the figure must begin with the thought of these blocks in their relation to each other. They have found, and continue to cobstructive, that his unique way of discovering the vitalizing forces in the human form and realizing them in drawing carries the student pleasantly over one of art’s most severe hurdles.
There’s a bit of an intro for each part of the body which is pretty interesting and good to bridgmna Typos and all kinds of careless errors abound throughout this version. I was shocked that its small.
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. There’s mostly drawings for reference and what little text appears is explanatory and referential. Even more detailed discussions on the muscles are dealt with in Cknstructive Human Machine.
Constructive Anatomy, an anatomical reference guide for the working artist, sculptor, and student, graphically shows important parts of the human body, both in motion and in repose — hand, wrist, thumb, fingers, forearm, arm, armpit, shoulder, neck, head, eye, nose, ear, mouth, chin, trunk front, side, and backpelvis, hip, thigh, leg, knee, ankle, foot, and toes. Lists with This Book. Constructiive for nearly 50 years a teacher at the Art Students League in New York for a solid foundation and understanding of human anatomy.
He introduces simplified guides to drawing like using cubes to block in the mass first before going into more detail, The muscle drawings although still sketchy are delineated clear enough to show how they affect surface form.
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